Kingsbridge Heights

Kingsbridge Heights

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Located just south of Van Cortlandt Park, KingsbridgeHeights sits at the Bronx's northern edge. Green all around, the area is dotted with three parks, and is in close proximity to the Jerome Park Reservoir. Nature may abound in this nabe, but Manhattan's still only 40 minutes away on the …

Kingsbridge

Kingsbridge

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Close to both Riverdale and Van Cortlandt Park, Kingsbridge should not be confused with the similarly-named Kingsbridge Heights, which lies just on the other side of the Major Deegan Expressway. Though lacking somewhat in the commercial sphere, Kingsbridge maintains its status as an attractive nabe for renters and homeowners …

Country Club, The Bronx

Country Club, The Bronx

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Prized for its proximity to the waterfront, Country Club is as quiet as neighborhoods get in The Bronx. Country Club, for better or for worse, lacks a large commercial area to call its own. As a result, residents often take the short drive to Bay Plaza in Baychester, which …

Co-op City, The Bronx

Co-op City, The Bronx

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The largest cooperative housing development in the United States, Co-Op City is a world unto its own. Thirty-five high-rises spread across 320 acres, dotted by parking garages, shopping centers, and schools, makes Co-op a unique and impressive location. Add to that the area's proximity to Pelham Bay Park, Orchard …

Port Morris, The Bronx

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Industrial in the most heavy sense of the word, Port Morris is an area in the southern end of the Bronx. Though its waterfront activity might make seem like an area ill-suited for residential life, recently renovated structures like the Clocktower suggest that Port Morris is well on its …

Morris Park, The Bronx

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Quiet and unassuming, Morris Park is home primarily to one and two family homes. Dotted here and there by larger apartment buildings, the skies of the area are dominated in the east by Jacobi Medical Center, Albert Einstein School of Medicine, and others. For shopping, locals frequent the rows

Castle Hill, The Bronx

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Split in two by the Bruckner Expressway, Castle Hill is populated by multi-unit homes, housing projects, and tenements. Under new and constant rehabilitation and construction, the area has seen improvements to its roads and buildings. Residents enjoy their proximity to the Castle Hill YMCA–the only YMCA in the Bronx–and

Marble Hill, The Bronx

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Simultaneously a member of two boroughs (seriously, residents are listed in both Bronx and Manhattan phone books) Marble Hill is a curious enclave filled mostly with single-family homes. Residents find Marble Hill's proximity to Manhattan super-convenient. Marble Hill is served by the 1 train and Metro-North.

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Eastchester, The Bronx

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Eastchester refers to the the area in the northeast Bronx just south of Mount Vernon. Consisting largely of one and two family homes, Eastchester is also known for its Boston Secor Houses and wide, slightly unattractive section of Boston Road, which is more of a home for dilapidated cars

Bronx River, The Bronx

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Bronx River, sometimes considered part of Soundview, West Farms, or Parkchester, is a modest neighborhood near the geographical center of the Bronx. It is home to many apartment buildings and fair-sized, modest homes. The eponymous river flows through the neighborhood, as does the Cross Bronx Expressway. The neighborhood is

Morrisania, The Bronx

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Located firmly within the South Bronx, south of the Cross Bronx Expressway and north of East 161st Street, Morrisania in the present day is much-improved from its condition during the 1970s. The area is served by the 2 line.

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Mount Hope, The Bronx

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Squeezed between Jerome Avenue and Webster Avenue, Mount Hope is an 80-block neighborhood run through by Grand Concourse. Though the area consists mostly of large, six-story apartments, smaller single-and multi-family homes are also present. Green space is also present, as Richman Park is in the area. Mount Hope is

Pelham Parkway, The Bronx

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Squeezed between Jerome Avenue and Webster Avenue, Mount Hope is an 80-block neighborhood run through by Grand Concourse. Though the area consists mostly of large, six-story apartments, smaller single-and multi-family homes are also present. Green space is also present, as Richman Park is in the area. Mount Hope is

Schuylerville, The Bronx

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Schuylerville, quite possibly the most difficult Bronx neighborhood to pronounce, is a small enclave situated between the Bruckner Expressway and the Hutchinson River Parkway. At its anchor is East Tremont Avenue, which runs alongside St. Raymond's Cemetery. The neighborhood has a very suburban appeal and is famous for its

Westchester Square, The Bronx

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Westchester Square is the commercial and transportation hub of the East Bronx, with 6 train connections available to Throgs Neck, Morris Park, and elsewhere. A sprawling shopping district anchors the area. Though small in size, Westchester Square is a popular destination for Bronxites to shop, dine, and work.

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Williamsbridge, The Bronx

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Populated mostly by one and two family homes, Williamsbridge is located north of Bronxdale and south of Wakefield. The massive Gun Hill Road runs along its southern end, and the 2 train through its center. Recent renovations to areas inside the nabe have made Williamsbridge more attractive for locals

Belmont, The Bronx

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Populated mostly by one and two family homes, Williamsbridge is located north of Bronxdale and south of Wakefield. The massive Gun Hill Road runs along its southern end, and the 2 train through its center. Recent renovations to areas inside the nabe have made Williamsbridge more attractive for locals

Fordham, The Bronx

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Fordham is home to two of the most frequented tourist destinations in the Bronx–The New York Botanical Garden and The Bronx Zoo–as well as the Rose Hill campus of Fordham University. The neighborhood is dominated by the bustling Fordham Road: an extended length of shops, vendors, and transit. The

Pelham Bay, The Bronx

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Known for its massive and eponymous Pelham Bay Park, Pelham Bay is a neighborhood overflowing with two- and three-family homes. In close proximity to both Orchard Beach and multiple transportation options (the 6 line, multiple bus lines) Pelham Bay has much to offer both the sportsman and commuter.

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Wakefield, The Bronx

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Bordering Westchester, Wakefield is the Bronx's most northern neighborhood. Quiet and calm, the nabe is served by the White Plains Road strip of shops. Adventurous shoppers are also just short ride away from the Yonkers-area Cross County Shopping mall. Wakefield is served by the 2 line (it's last stop!)

Van Cortlandt Village, The Bronx

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An elegant mix of apartments and multi-family homes, Van Cortland Village is a subsection of Kingsbridge Heights and is marked by its neighborly and tranquil nature. Fortunate apartment residents are offered a view of the Jerome Park Reservoir. The nabe is in close proximity to its namesake Van Cortland

Woodlawn, The Bronx

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Located in the northernmost section of The Bronx, Woodlawn at points feels much more like an upstate nabe than a part of the city. Known for picturesque Muskrat Cove and the rolling hills of the Woodlawn Cemetery, Woodlawn is rife with quaint homes and exudes a small-town atmosphere. Its

Crotona Park East , The Bronx

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Known as both East Morrisania and Crotona, Crotona Park East has seen much change in recent years. Development has been constant and has extended from the streets into the area's eponymous park. Crotona Park offers the largest swimming pool in the Bronx, tennis courts, and baseball fields. The area

Soundview-Bruckner, The Bronx

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Soundview-Bruckner is the northern section ofSoundview, separated from many of Soundview's features by the Bruckner Expressway. The neighborhoods are linked by pedestrian bridges and the Bronx River Parkway. As a result, Soundview-Bruckner has developed a few of its own characteristics, including tree-lined streets, massive apartment complexes, and its very

Riverdale / Spuyten Duyvil, The Bronx

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Home to a diverse mix of co-ops and houses, Riverdale's identity is singularly tied to its incongruous location in the northwest Bronx. Though not a particularly large neighborhood, Riverdale still features its own distinct subsections. Fieldston in the south, for example, is completely privately-owned. This makes it unique, and

Bronxdale, The Bronx

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Bronxdale, a small neighborhood north of Pelham Parkway in the central Bronx, is a quiet, subtle area. The neighborhood is centrally located, with ample park space and impressive apartment buildings. Medical and legal offices are not a rare find in Bronxdale. The neighborhood is served by the 2 and

West Farms, The Bronx

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Located in the central west Bronx, West Farms is bordered on its northern end by Bronx Park and on its southern end by the Cross-Bronx Expressway. The area is perhaps best known for being in very close proximity to the Bronx Zoo, with West Farm's Square–East Tremont Avenue–being the

Throgs Neck, The Bronx

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Traditionally isolated, Throgs Neck's solitary quality is emphasized since it's such a stark contrast to the rest of The Bronx. The nabe is home to a range of homes, beach clubs, and waterfront condominiums. Throgs Neck's suburban nature and relaxed character give residents the sense during the summer months

Van Nest, The Bronx

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This quaint Bronx nabe is filled with small homes and tenement buildings—an eclectic mix of brick and Queen Anne designs. Residents here enjoy access to Van Nest Park: home to green space, a playground, and even a war monument.

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Pelham Gardens, The Bronx

Pelham Gardens, The Bronx

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Located just north of Pelham Parkway and south of Gun Hill Road, Pelham Gardens is populated almost exclusively by private homes. Residents enjoy their neighborhood's proximity to Pelham Bay Park, which, with its golf courses, tennis courts, and large size, acts as an important and attractive part of the