Northeastern Queens: Beechhurst

Beechhurst is an upper class neighborhood in northern Queens. Beechhurst is northeast of the Whitestone, bordered by the East River, north of the Cross Island Parkway and between the approaches to the Throgs Neck and Whitestone Bridges, and also bordered by the west-most section of the Long Island Sound. During the silent movie era, Beechhurst was a favorite vacation spot for the rich and famous.

Pictured is the LeHavre on the Water Cooperative located off of Powells Cove Blvd. LeHavre was designed by George Miller and built in 1958. LeHarve converted from luxury rental apartments to co-op on September 12th, 1984.

Residents of Beechhurst have access to their own private beach, Beechurst Beach.

The History section is in collaboration with Steve Vazquez of Queenscapes.