Garden City Park, located in North Hempstead, Long Island, has a rich history. In the 1640s, the region was first settled. However, it wasn’t until the late 18th century that the area was designated as “North Hempstead.” In the 19th century, the area started thriving due to the developing means of transportation between North Hempstead and Manhattan, such as railroad and steamboat ferries. Gradually, the area became an attractive place to live on Long Island, and the neighborhood became an unincorporated hamlet with the name Garden City Park. If you live in Garden City Park, your Zip Code will be 11040.

In addition to its history, Garden City Park is also a vibrant area in terms of culture and education. There are numerous colleges in the area, including Hofstra University, Long Island University, Nassau Community College, and Adelphi University. Also near Garden City Park are also impressive cultural institutions like The African American Museum in Hempstead.

Residents of Garden City Park have been relying on Village Optical to meet their vision care needs for years. Village Optical provides a full range of eye care services and also stocks many fashionable eyewear lines. For exams, glasses, contacts, and more, visit Village Optical (1562 Union Turnpike) in the Lake Success Shopping Center by taking the Meadowbrook State Parkway north from Garden City Park until you reach the Northern State Parkway. Head west on the Northern State Parkway towards New Hyde Park. Exit at Lakeville Road (25S) and head south until you reach Union Turnpike. Then make a left onto Union Turnpike.

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