“A vibrant downtown characterized by the energy, diversity and entrepreneurship of its residents, workers, businesses and leaders.”

– Greater Jamaica Development Corporation

Once a trading post for farmers and their produce, Jamaica is now once again a bustling transportation and retail hub. Jamaica does a unique job of combining convenience, entertainment and culture. Within minutes, Jamaica’s transportation hub provides access to New York City or to the world.

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  • 43 bus routes
  • 9 of 10 L.I.R.R. lines
  • 4 Subway Lines (E,F,J,Z)
  • Air Train to JFK International Airport

Cultural Centers

  • Jamaica Performing Arts Center
  • York College Performing Arts Center
  • Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning
  • Rufus King Manor Museum


  • Resorts World Casino
  • Jamaica Multiplex Cinema
  • Afrikan Poetry Theater
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Visit the Neighborhood

Convenient to the E, F, J and Z trains, the LIRR, AirTrain, great shopping, dining and playing.

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