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  • 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

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  • Pelham Parkway, The Bronx

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    Named after the wide, tree-lined road that cuts through it, Pelham Parkway is a quiet residential neighborhood served by the 2 and 5 lines. Known for its community center Bronx House, Pelham Parkway is also prized for its proximity to The Bronx Zoo and

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  • Norwood, The Bronx

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    Flanked by the trees and lawns of Van Cortland Park,Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx Park, and the Mosholu Parkway greenway, Norwood is a particularly verdant section of the Bronx. Home to both the East Gun Hill Road and Jerome Avenue business districts, Norwood is likewise home

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  • 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

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  • 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,

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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

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  • Bedford Park, The Bronx

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    Bordering the New York Botanical Garden and housing multiple high schools, Bedford Park is a comparatively-small residential area. Prized for its green space and comfort, Bedford Park is well-kept and a short ride away from Manhattan on the 4 and D lines.

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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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  • Parkchester, The Bronx

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    Dominated by the brown facades of the one hundred buildings of the Parkchester Apartment Complex, Parkchester is perhaps defined by its skyline. But there is still much to be found outside the high-rises. Parkchester also houses quite a few multi-unit homes, not to mention

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  • 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

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  • Concourse, The Bronx

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    Defined perhaps by its centerpiece, Yankee Stadium, Concourse houses multiple government buildings and The Bronx Museum of Art on its hilly streets. The area has persevered through much tumult, and as a result, has maintained its facade of attractive apartment buildings. Concourse is served

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  • 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

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  • Soundview, The Bronx

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    Soundview is a neighborhood in the southern Bronx. Further divided into the neighborhoods of Soundview-Bruckner and Bronx River, the area as a whole is dominated by large buildings. Because the area is cut in two by the Brucnker Expressway, Soundview certainly gets its fair

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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

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  • City Island, The Bronx

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    A clearly incongruous outcropping of coastal culture, City Island is located on the Bronx's eastern side. City Island is populated by bungalows, beachfront houses, marinas, and yacht clubs. It's also established itself as the de facto capital of New York seafood restaurants. Residents commuting

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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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • Highbridge, The Bronx

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    Owing to the recent construction of the new Yankee Stadium, Highbridge's profile is rapidly increasing. The Gateway Center, a large shopping complex located nearby, is a pivotal destination for the area–as are the recently-constructed parklands. Housing here is almost entirely apartment buildings, and transit

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  • 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

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  • 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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  • 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

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  • Morris Heights, The Bronx

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    The reputation of Morris Heights is built upon its most famous structures–the River Park Towers. Though the Towers are a shadow of their former selves, Morris Heights' reputation is reclaimed by Roberto Clemente State Park. 25 acres of fields, basketball courts, playgrounds, and a

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • Belmont, The Bronx

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    Located just south of Fordham University's Rose Hill campus, Belmont's spiritual and economic core sits on Arthur Avenue. The Bronx Zoo, New York Botanical Gardens, and Bronx Park are all in close proximity, giving residents of this area access to their own slew of

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  • Mott Haven, The Bronx

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    Flanked to the south by The Major Deegan Expressway, to the east by the Bruckner Expressway, and to the west by the Harlem River, Mott Haven is located at the extreme southern section of the Bronx. Though its proximity to Manhattan makes it convenient

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  • 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

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