Sunnyside, New York is a middle-class and commercial neighborhood in the western portion of the New York City borough of Queens. It shares borders with Hunters Point and Long Island City to the west, Astoria to the north, Woodside to the east and Maspeth to the south.
Sunnyside is served by the 7 Train on the New York City Subway Flushing Line with 33rd Street/Rawson Street, 40th Street/Lowery Street, and 46th Street /Bliss Street in Sunnyside. The Q32, Q39, Q60 Q104 and B24 buses run through Sunnyside.
The area has easy access to Manhattan via the Long Island Expressway and the Queens Midtown Tunnel and to Brooklyn via the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway.
The East Side Access project will include a new Long Island Rail Road train station in Sunnyside at Queens Boulevard along the LIRR’s Main Line (into Penn Statin) will provide one-stop access for area residents to Midtown Manhattan and Grand Central Terminal.
The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission designated Sunnyside Gardens in June 2007 in recognition of the architectural and historic significance of the district.