Bay Terrace is a neighborhood in the northern part of the New York City borough of Queens, and is often considered part of Bayside. The Bay Terrace housing development in the 1950's and the creation of the Bay Terrace Shopping Center lent the area its own identity. Bay Terrace overlooks the East River and the approaches to the Throgs Neck Bridge from the Clearview Expressway and Cross Island Parkway.
The civic organization serving Bay Terrace is the Bay Terrace Community Alliance (BTCA)
Bay Terrace is also a shortened name for the Bay Terrace Shopping Center, a center of activity for many locals.
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