Flushing is an extremely diverse neighborhood located in Northeastern Queens. Though much of Flushing is considerably residential, a significant portion of the neighborhood is commercial teeming with businesses and a large retail industry. Flushing is the fourth largest central business district in New York City. This neighborhood also has a major Asian American population, a large majority being of Chinese and Korean descent. Flushing’s Chinatown is the fastest growing ethnic Chinese enclave in the United States. Main Street, Flushing has become the site of major Chinese businesses. These primarily owned Chinese shops and businesses have been expanding its reach since the 1970’s.
City Council Member: Peter Koo District 20
NYS Assembly Member: Ron Kim District 40
NYS Senate Member: Toby Ann Stavisky District 16