The neighborhood of Auburndale is situated in the city of New York, New York.
People who prefer a relaxed ambience will enjoy Auburndale. There is a good amount of greenery in this part of the city; it is very easy to get to green spaces from a large number of locations in the neighborhood, since there are a few of them nearby for residents to discover and reaching a park is easy from most homes. In addition, residents will find that the tree canopy coverage for most streets is reasonably good. This part of the city is quiet overall, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic - however some parts can be quite loud, especially around Long Island Expy or the railway line.
In Auburndale, about 40% of the buildings are single detached homes, while the rest are mainly made up of small apartment buildings, duplexes, and townhouses. Most homes in this part of New York were built before the 1960s, during its main housing boom. This area has a good choice of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 70% of the population of this neighborhood own their home whereas the remainder are inhabited by renters.
Residents will find that wherever their property is situated in Auburndale, primary as well as high schools are very close by. Locals can choose between public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level. Regarding eating, it is very easy to reach both a general and a specialty grocery store on foot from anywhere in this part of New York. In addition, there are a good number of opportunities for those who care about nearby restaurants and cafes. It is also convenient to get to a selection of clothing stores on foot.
Auburndale will appeal to property owners that use various modes of transportation. This neighborhood is an extraordinarily pleasant part of New York for pedestrians; all daily errands can be run without having to use a car, and there are also a fair number of businesses close by. Getting around by bicycle is also convenient in Auburndale since the cycling infrastructure is well-developed. Thanks to approximately 10 nearby bus lines, the very good public transit infrastructure makes transit a viable option for many people. Commuting by car is also convenient in this area. It is a short drive to the closest highway, such as Long Island Expy, from anywhere in this neighborhood.