Hollis is located in the borough of Queens, NY and is bordered by Hillside Avenue to the north, Francis
Lewis Boulevard to the east, Murdock Avenue to the south and Far Rockaway branch of the Long Island
Rail Road to the west. Hollis is near Jamaica and Queens Village and is part of Community Board 12.
Hollis is in close proximity to John F. Kennedy International Airport, LaGuardia Airport, the Grand Central
Parkway, and the Long Island Expressway. Public transportation in the area includes the Long Island Rail
Road located at 193rd Street and Woodhull Avenue. There is also access to the Q2 and Q110 buses.
Hollis is located in District 29 and some neighborhood schools include I.S. 238 Susan B. Anthony School,
P.S. 118 Lorraine Hansberry, P.S. 134 Hollis, P.S. 35 Nathaniel Woodhull and private schools include Holy
Trinity Community Church and Yeshiva University High School.
Jamaica Avenue is where Hollis’ commerce lies. They have always been scattered with small affordable
stores but have lately become home to some top franchises such as Nine West, Gap and Marshalls.
Famous residents of Hollis includes Run DMC the Rap Group, rapper Ja Rule and Al Sharpton, civil