Southeastern Queens: Rochdale Village

Rochdale Village is a working class cooperative in Southeastern Jamaica. Rochdale Village was named after the English town of Rochdale. Built in 1963, the 120 block cooperative was the biggest in New York City. It consists of 20 buildings in 5 groups.

Pictured is the Rochdale Village complex map. Map is used to help visitors distinguish the various sections of the complex. Each section has its own mailing address.

Rochdale Village is self promoted as “The Jewel of Jamaica.”

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