The village of Garden City was founded in 1869 by multimillionaire Alexander Turney Stewart. The village and surrounding areas with similar names (East Garden City, Garden City Park, Garden City South) are home to attractions like Nunley's Carousel, the Cradle of Aviation and Roosevelt Field, the site of Charles Lindbergh's historic solo cross-Atlantic nonstop flight.
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A view of St. Paul's School, a former Episcopal boys boarding school in Garden City. (July 6, 2010)
The exterior of the The Garden City Hotel, which offers upscale lodging on Seventh Street in Garden City. (Dec. 9, 2010)
Flowers and crystal chandeliers adorn rooms used for weddings and special events at The Garden City Hotel in Garden City. (Dec. 9, 2010)
The lobby of The Garden City Hotel, which is on Seventh Street in Garden City. (Dec. 9, 2010)
Retail, commercial, industrial and manufacturing establishments cannot be open for business from midnight to 6 a.m. under a law passed, 8-0, at a June 6, 2013, Garden City board meeting. (Aug. 9, 2011)
Garden City, despite its name, is a village with a bustling downtown. (Aug. 9, 2011)
A sign at Garden City High School advertises a school budget vote.
A father and his sons explore a helicopter at the Cradle of Aviation Museum in the Reckson Center in East Garden City. (Sept. 18, 2010)