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CORONA

Corona

Zip Code 11368

Community Board 4

Home of the National Race Course, East Flushing was renamed Corona, crown in Italian, in 1872 by Benjamin Hitchcock, a major developer.

A community of mostly one and two family homes, it is also the site of Lefrak City a large apartment complex. Corona also lays claim to Flushing Meadow-Corona Park (which sits between two communities), home of two Worlds Fairs, the home of jazz legend Louis Armstrong and the Lemon Ice King, a long-time summer tradition.

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