Forest Hills is an upper middle class neighborhood in central Queens. It has some of the most expensive residential properties in queens, especially Forest Hill gardens, with houses ranging from detached two story homes to attached townhouses. Historically Forest Hills has been a predominantly German and Jewish neighborhood, however as of recent there has been an influx of Bukharin Jews from Uzbekistan. Forest Hills was once also the location of U.S open tennis tournament, at West Side Tennis club, until it was moved to Flushing Meadows Park. Now the tennis stadium is used as a venue for large concerts.
City Council Member: Karen Koslowitz District 29
NYS Assembly member: Michael Simanowitz District 27
NYS Senate Member: Leroy G. Comrie Jr. District 14