Ditmars Steinway Apartments
Queens

Ditmars is a mostly middle class, suburban neighborhood at the extreme northwest of Queens - it borders the East River to the north, Astoria Blvd (and Astoria) to the south, and LaGuardia airport to the east.

The neighborhood of Steinway within Ditmars was originally built as a company town for Steinway & Sons piano company (the namesake of Steinway Street in Astoria), but has since been rolled into the same neighborhood as Ditmars, hence “Ditmars-Steinway.” With its grid setup and rowhouse-lined canopied streets, Ditmars is a popular area for young professionals looking to escape the noise of the city, for those who fly frequently for work, or for anyone who just wants to live by the water.

Nearby Astoria Park lies right along the East River and across from Wards Island, and connects with Ralph Demarco Park further north for a great, scenic bike or jogging route. The smaller Hoyt Playground, Ditmars Park, Steinway Playground, Woodtree Playground, and Carlos R. Lillo Park are interspersed throughout the neighborhood. PS 2, PS 84, PS 85, and East River Academy serve the neighborhood as its schools. Several old churches, like St Irene Chrysovalantou, Trinity Episcopal, and Peniel Baptist feature prominently throughout the neighborhood. The popular Igloo Cafe is right off of the Astoria-Ditmars stop on the N, Q line, and the famous (or perhaps infamous) Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden are just two blocks from Astoria Blvd and the Neptune Diner.

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3br, Ditmars Steinway, $2,700

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1br, Ditmars Steinway, $2,200

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2br, Ditmars Steinway, $2,850

$2,850, Ditmars Steinway

Amazing 2 Bedroom Loft in HOT Astoria. Soaring 18 foot ceilings with windows to match. 1,400 square feet, Two Levels, feel like (...)
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  • N Q Astoria - Ditmars Blvd

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Building Address # no-fee apts
3542 28TH ST 1
19-19 24TH AVE 1
505 37TH ST 1

median rent for a 1br based on nakedapartments.com listings

$1,875

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Building Mix based on nakedapartments.com listings

  • 17% Condo or Co-Op Building
  • 15% Pre War
  • 10% Walk-Up
  • 10% New Building
  • 9% Private House

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2012 rank: 81

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The N and Q trains stop at the Astoria Blvd and Astoria-Ditmars stops. The Q48 and Q69 buses serve the neighborhood at 21st Street and the western half of Ditmars Blvd. Due to its suburban nature, many residents of Ditmars find it easier to drive, and can quickly reach either LaGuardia Airport or Manhattan via Astoria Boulevard.

Ditmars apartments rentals start at $1,500 for one bedrooms and $1,900 for two bedrooms, but go up to $2,500 and $4,500 for one and two bedrooms, respectively. Studios are very rare. (Data as of 2013)