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Why would I need self storage in Long Island City, NY?
There are a variety of reasons why you might need self-storage in Long Island City, NY.
You might be downsizing your living space or just need a little extra room for your things.
You might be getting married and some of your favorite furniture and items don't fit in your new home.
You might need a place to store merchandise or equipment for your home-based business.
You might need a long term storage solution for all that extra merchandise or equipment for your company.
You might need a place to store a vehicle for a while so a self-storage unit would be the perfect solution.
If for any reason you find you need a self storage unit, we are here to help. Reserve online, visit one of our locations, or give us a call at 1-800-688-8057 to get your storage unit today!
How much is a storage unit in Long Island City, NY?
The cheapest storage unit in Long Island City, NY is $83.00 per month.
What size storage units do you have available in Long Island City, NY?
In Long Island City, NY we have sizes that range from 4'x5' to 10'x16' to suit your storage needs.
How much is it for a 4'x5' storage unit in Long Island City, NY?
The cheapest 4'x5' storage unit in Long Island City, NY is $103.00 per month.
Moving to Long Island City
About Long Island City
Long Island City is a vibrant community in western Queens, one of the five boroughs of New York City. The neighborhood is home to a rapidly growing and diverse population, attracted by its vibrant arts scene of bold galleries, museums and performance spaces. Long Island City has something for everyone, whether you enjoy dining out at a number of top-rated restaurants, browsing a local gallery or performance space, or admiring the impressive view of the Manhattan skyline from the community's Gantry Plaza.
The History of Long Island City
Long Island City's history dates back to the 1630s, when Dutch settlers established Jarck's Farm, a 160-acre peninsula in present-day Astoria. This farm helped establish Long Island City as a farming community, a reputation it upheld until the 19th century. The Dutch settlers initially lived peacefully with the area's Native American inhabitants, until nearby Dutch neighbors in Jersey City and Manhattan took advantage of tribespeople in their communities, sparking the Indian outbreak of 1643. There was more trouble in the area in 1776, when Congress declared independence from Britain, leading to the Battle of Long Island. British troops invaded Queens County and stayed there until 1783.
Long Island City was an independent city until the late 1890s, when Queens was annexed as a part of New York City. Subway tunnels connecting the area with Manhattan were developed during the 1930s, spurring significant growth. Although many businesses left the area during the 1960s and '70s, redevelopment in the early 2000s brought about a revitalization of Long Island City that's returned it to its former glory.
Long Island City was a predominantly industrial area in its early years, but now many of its warehouses have been converted into restaurants, galleries and performance spaces. As some manufacturing plants have left the region, it's made way for smaller businesses, including artisan food producers and technology startups. These businesses are attracted to Long Island City by its central location and affordable rents, which have in turned helped diversify the local economy. Several movie and television studios call Long Island City home, as does the nation's largest fortune cookie company, Wonton Foods.
While there's a growing number of jobs in Long Island City, its proximity to Manhattan provides even more job options. If you don't find a job that fits your interests or experience in Long Island City, commuting to Manhattan or other neighboring boroughs is extremely easy, thanks to public transit.
Long Island City Schools
The New York City Department of Education serves the schools of Long Island City. In addition to traditional elementary, middle and high schools, there's also a large number of specialized high schools in the area. Secondary students can attend schools focusing on the arts, technology, communication, vocational studies and more.
If you're considering pursuing higher education, there are several campuses to choose from in Long Island City. LaGuardia Community College, Briarcliffe College and Touro College are just a few of the options.
Resources for Moving to Long Island City
Here are a few helpful resources to make your move to Long Island City as easy as possible:
Utilities: Major utilities providers in Long Island City include Consolidated Edison Co. and the NYC Water Board.
Garbage and Recycling: Trash and recyclables collection is provided for most homes in Long Island City.
Transportation: Like most of New York City and the surrounding area, Long Island City is extremely well-connected via public transportation. Subway, bus and ferry are among your options for getting around.
Long Island City Housing
Long Island City provides a range of real estate options, and is more affordable than many other areas of New York City. You'll find its luxury homes near the East River in Hunters Point and inexpensive, historic dwellings in Dutch Kills. New York's largest public housing unit is in the Queensbridge neighborhood of Long Island City.
Long Island City, NY Storage Statistics
Our lowest priced units in Long Island City, NY average $93.67 per month.
196 people have reserved units in Long Island City, NY in the past 30 days.
There are 3 locations within Long Island City, NY's city limits.
There are 3 locations in Long Island City, NY that offer AC and Heating features.
†Subject to change. Offered only on selected units. Subject to availability. This offer applies only to the rental fee. Other restrictions, taxes, and fees, including an administrative fee, apply. See contract for full details.
Public Storage is the leading provider of storage units for your personal, business and vehicle needs with thousands of locations nationwide. We offer a wide variety of units and sizes available with no obligation and no long-term commitment. Call today at 1-800-688-8057 for a free reservation and get your first month for just $1.
†Subject to change. Offered only on selected units. Subject to availability. This offer applies only to the rental fee. Other restrictions, taxes, and fees, including an administrative fee, apply. See contract for full details. Promotions good for new customers only. Not available on transfers or additional spaces. Pricing subject to change. Reservation required to guarantee price. Actual unit sizes may vary from approximate size estimate. Please inspect any unit before renting. Online pricing available only for online reservations and rentals. Not sure about the size you need? Don't worry, online pricing discount will be honored for any rental originating from an online reservation.
†Terms and Conditions - Reservation Deposits: A non-refundable reservation deposit is required for some reservations. This deposit will be applied as a credit to rent after move-in. Reservations are valid only for the reservation period specified. Payment of a reservation deposit guarantees a unit's availability during the reservation period for the price listed at the time the reservation is made. In the event a previously reserved unit or similar unit becomes unavailable, you agree that your only remedy is a refund of the reservation deposit. Otherwise, failure to enter a lease for a Public Storage unit within the reservation period results in forfeiture of the reservation deposit.