10. Rego Park is bounded by the uncharacteristically named Yellowstone Boulevard

Yellowstone Boulevard

Rego Park is bounded by three major boulevards: Queens, Woodhaven, and the strangely named Yellowstone Boulevard. Yellowstone Boulevard is one of the area’s original colonial roads, first named Whitepot Road after the original Dutch and English settlement. Yellowstone Boulevard was indeed named by an early 1900s realtor, though the origin of the name is unknown.

Today, much of Yellowstone Boulevard is lined with tall apartments The boulevard also names a nearby park that opened in 1968 in neighboring Forest Hills.

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