Sally Hew, Home Buyer in New York, NY

please share the life style of this place

Asked by Sally Hew, New York, NY Thu Aug 23, 2012

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Riverdale covers about three square miles in area. Riverdale has one of the highest elevations in New York City, affording it spectacular views of the Empire State Building, George Washington Bridge, Hudson River and New Jersey Palisades. It is also remarkable for the numerous parks and expanses of lush greenery and original forest that overwhelm its hilly, serene landscape. It is bordered on the north by the city of Yonkers; to the east by Van Cortlandt Park, the Kingsbridge section of the Bronx and the Marble Hill section of Manhattan; to the west by the Hudson River; and to the south by the Harlem River, which creates a small geographic barrier between Riverdale and upper Manhattan.

The subsections of Riverdale are:
Spuyten Duyvil / South Riverdale (Riverdale below West 232nd Street)
Central Riverdale (The "downtown" of Riverdale – from Manhattan College Parkway to West 232nd Street and from the Henry Hudson Parkway to Riverdale Avenue and Waldo Avenue)
Fieldston (Riverdale south and east of the Henry Hudson Parkway, north of Manhattan College Parkway and west of Tibbett Avenue)
North Riverdale (Riverdale above West 254th Street)

The leafy, scenic enclave of Fieldston, a private community, was designated as a historic district by the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission in

Riverdale is the most expensive Bronx neighborhood and is considered one of the most sought-after residential neighborhoods in New York City. Riverdale is known for its relative lack of crime, having the lowest crime rate in the Bronx.

Riverdale has a very laid-back lifestyle. There are lots of new great places to eat and drink without the city crowds.

It's a great place to live!

Greg Kochanov | Licensed Associate Broker | Realtor ® | Gold Circle Member
Halstead Property Riverdale, LLC | 3531 Johnson Ave, Riverdale, NY 10463
Tel: 718.878.1721 | Fax: 212.486.2265 | Cell/SMS: 718.986.6431 |
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