South Ozone Park is a neighborhood in the southwestern section of the New York City borough of Queens. The City of New York In New York City, a borough is a unique form of government which administers the five fundamental constituent parts that make up the consolidated city It was originally developed as low-cost housing in the early 1900s. Its boundaries extend from the Aqueduct Racetrack (westward) to the Van Wyck Expressway. History The racetrack opened in 1894 and was rebuilt in 1959 the 1959 design was by noted racetrack architect Arthur Froehlich of the architecture firm Arthur Froehlich Interstate 678 (abbreviated I-678) is a north-south Spur route in the Interstate Highway System that runs 14 miles (23 km entirely within two boroughs Its main thoroughfare is Rockaway Boulevard. The neighborhood is part of Queens Community Board 10. The Queens Community Board 10 is a local government in the New York City borough of Queens, encompassing the neighborhoods of Howard Beach 
On the west, South Ozone Park extends to the Queens neighborhood of Ozone Park, which despite the name is not north of the neighborhood, instead Richmond Hill lies to the north. Ozone Park is a New York City neighborhood located in the southwestern section of the borough of Queens bordering Woodhaven, Richmond Richmond Hill is a neighborhood in central-southern Queens, New York City, USA. On the east, it becomes South Jamaica. South Jamaica, known Colloquially as Southside, is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens, located south of downtown Jamaica To the southwest is Howard Beach. Howard Beach is a middle class neighborhood in the southwestern portion of the borough of Queens in New York City. 
Generally seen as less upscale than Ozone Park, South Ozone Park is home to a more diverse population, with many African Americans, Italian Americans, Indians, Guyanese, and Hispanics living in the area. Ozone Park is a New York City neighborhood located in the southwestern section of the borough of Queens bordering Woodhaven, Richmond African Americans or Black Americans are citizens or residents of the United States who have origins in any of the black populations of Africa An Italian American is an American of Italian descent and/or dual citizenship India, officially the Republic of India (भारत गणराज्य inc-Latn Bhārat Gaṇarājya; see also other Indian languages) is a country Guyana (ɡaɪˈænə or /ɡiːˈɑːnə/ officially the Co-operative Republic of Guyana and previously known as British Guiana, is the only Nation state Hispanic (hispano hispánico hispânico Hispānus adjective from ''Hispānia'', the Roman name for the Iberian Peninsula) is a term that historically Although recently there has been a surge of development in South Ozone Park that rivals many of the surrounding communities in terms of home value.
There is a high concentration of small businesses along Liberty Avenue, which is S. O. P's main object of revenue. Liberty Avenue lies in Richmond Hill, not South Ozone Park. The infamous Parnell Edwards was killed here, shortly after the Lufthansa Heist in 1978. Parnell Steven "Stacks" Edwards (January 15 1947 South Bronx &ndash December 18 1978 Morningside Heights Manhattan) was an African-American The Lufthansa Heist was a robbery at John F Kennedy International Airport on December 11 1978