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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 is a breeze: Highbridge is

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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 and Metro-North.

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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 shops, vendors, and transit. The

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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 view of the Harlem River

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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 only YMCA in the Bronx–and

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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 sense during the summer months

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  • 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

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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 to commuters, avid shoppers tend

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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 shopping, locals frequent the rows

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  • 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

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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

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  • Hunts Point, The Bronx

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    Dominated by industrial buildings, Hunts Point's comparatively scant residential offerings are found primarily in its north side. On its southern end are the large structures used to house the New York City Terminal Market, the Hunts Point Cooperative Market, the massive Hunts Point Food Distribution Center, and, at its

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  • 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 …

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  • 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

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  • 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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  • Longwood, The Bronx

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    Running from East 149th Street to East 167th Street, Longwood is commercially served by the well-populated Southern Boulevard. Home to its own business improvement district, Southern Boulevard offers over a hundred stores for super-shoppers. Longwood is also home to the Longwood Historic District, a three-block row of nice architecture

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  • 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 …

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • Melrose, The Bronx

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    Like the majority of neighborhoods in the South Bronx, Melrose is dominated by renter-occupied housing projects. The neighborhood's main thoroughfare, Melrose Avenue, is a massive shopping district well-loved by Bronx residents. Melrose is served by the 2 and 5 lines.

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  • 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 …

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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 apartment complexes, and its very

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  • 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

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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 to a range of shopping

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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, and baseball fields. The area

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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

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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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