Authentic cuisine meets outdoor recreation in Corona.
The district has seen a dramatic shift in the last decade, with more and more residential buildings and businesses cropping up each year. The housing stock in Corona is a mix between single and multi-family houses and apartment buildings. People are drawn to the area for its low prices and convenient subway access.
There’s plenty to do in this vibrant district. The neighborhood’s diversity is best displayed in the many specialty markets and restaurants boasting authentic international cuisine that line the main thoroughfares. Mom and pop shops are fixtures in the area. The famous Lemon Ice King of Corona is a popular destination for tourists and locals alike. Those looking for nightlife should head to neighboring districts, as Corona quiets down in the evening.
Corona boasts a unique collection of landmarks and community centers. Cultural institutions like the Langston Hughes Library and jazz musician Louis Armstrong’s home, now a museum, are great places to soak in the history and culture in the area. Nearby Flushing Meadows Corona Park is a must-see, with exciting amenities like an ice skating rink, a wildlife center, and a tennis park. Visitors enjoy biking and picnicking on the grounds and checking out hotspots like the Queens Zoo and Shea Stadium.
Full of family-friendly fun, Corona is the perfect place to call home in Queens.