Woodhaven was settled in 1835 by John R. Pitkin and originally named
Woodville. A few years later Woodville was changed to Woodhaven to avoid confusion with
another Woodville in upstate New York. Woodhaven has the small town feel and
an old rustic look, as most of the building here were built in the late 1800's. Some of these old houses today are preserved historic landmarks. All
shopping and commerce is located on Woodhaven Boulevard and Jamaica and
Residents & Culture
Woodhaven is home to mostly middle class suburban families. Woodhaven is a
cultural and historical area with many old buildings and stores. One
of which is Neirs Tavern which in 1838 was a general store, that has been
used as a watering hole at the time. Neirs Tavern has also been used in
scenes for the hit movie Goodfellas.
Residences & Rent
Most of the residences consists of attached and
semi-attached colonial homes, with some fully-detached Victorians, and a few
cooperative apartments. General rents in the area for studio ranges from $650-$950, one
bedroom from $900-$1250, two bedrooms from $1200-$1500, and three plus
bedrooms from $1550-$2300.
Transportation & Commuting
convenient access to New York City subway's "A, J & Z" trains which
can have you Manhattan in 35 minutes.