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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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

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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

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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 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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