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Astoria Funeral Homes

  • Aerial view of the Triborough Bridge (left) and the Hell Gate Bridge (right) to Ward's Island (top)

    Places

    Astoria is also known as: Astoria, and Queens.

    History

    Astoria is a neighborhood in the northwestern corner of the New York City borough of Queens. Located in Community Board 1, Astoria is bounded by the East River and is adjacent to three other Queens neighborhoods: Long Island City, Sunnyside (bordering at Northern Boulevard), and Woodside (bordering at 50th Street). Astoria is patrolled by the New York City Police Department's 114th Precinct. The area now known as Astoria was originally called Hallet's Cove, after its first landowner William Hallet, who settled there in 1659 with his wife Elizabeth Fones. Beginning in the early 19th century, affluent New Yorkers constructed large residences around 12th and 14th streets, an area that later became known as Astoria Village (now Old Astoria). Hallet's Cove, founded in 1839 by fur merchant Steven Halsey, was a noted recreational destination and resort for Manhattan's wealthy. The area was renamed after John Jacob Astor, then the wealthiest man in America, with a net worth of over $40 million, in order to persuade him to invest just $2,000 in the neighborhood. He only invested $500, but the name stayed nonetheless, as a bitter battle over naming the village was finally won by Astor's...

    There are currently 7 funeral home listings for the city of Astoria, New York.

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  • The film 'Julie & Julia' was filmed in Astoria and released in 2009.

    Interesting Facts

    Astoria has been featured in films like: Julie & Julia (2009), and The Taking of Pelham 123 (2009).

    Some of the notable people born here have been: Robert Davi (actor and singer), Tony Avella (politician), Dee Snider (actor and singer-songwriter), Chamique Holdsclaw (basketball player), Miss Jones (rapper), Marty Grabstein (actor), and Michael Gianaris (politician).

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All Funeral Homes in Astoria
B

Basis Funeral Home
2712 23rd Ave Send flowers
Astoria, NY 11105


C

City Funeral Service
29 Ditmars St # 13 Send flowers
Astoria, NY 10464


F

Farenga Funeral Home
3808 Ditmars Blvd Send flowers
Astoria, NY 11105


M

Mixan-Kucera Funeral Homes Incorporated
2386 31st St Send flowers
Astoria, NY 11105


O

O'Shea-Hoey Funeral Home Incorporated
2913 Ditmars Blvd Send flowers
Astoria, NY 11105


R

Rp Drago Funeral Home
4310 30th Ave Send flowers
Astoria, NY 11103


T

T & M Funeral Livery Corporation
3177 37th St Send flowers
Astoria, NY 11103

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