Borough Park is a neighborhood within New York, New York.
Those who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time outdoors will feel at home in Borough Park. Finding things to do is very easy in this neighborhood. Although the nightlife is limited, there are masses of people around most of the time. The greenery in this part of New York is quite prominent; it is easy to reach public green spaces since there are a few of them nearby for residents to check out. Residents will also find that the tree canopy coverage for many streets is fairly good.
Roughly one third of buildings are small apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in Borough Park, whereas the rest are mainly large apartment buildings and duplexes. Most of the housing growth in this neighborhood happened pre-1960. This neighborhood has a good selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About three quarters of the population of this neighborhood rent their home whereas the remainder are owners.
A general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away in Borough Park. New Utrecht Avenue is among the best streets for food stores. In addition, those who like to dine out won't have to walk far in Borough Park, where over 150 restaurants and approximately 20 coffee shops can be found. Home buyers benefit from very many nearby clothing stores, for example on 45th Street. As far as education is concerned, house owners will appreciate that wherever their home is situated in this area, primary as well as high schools are close by. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and high schools.
Property owners in this area benefit from various options to move around without the need for a car. This neighborhood is a very pleasant part of New York for traveling by public transit. For instance, it is very easy to come across a nearby rapid transit station, such as Fort Hamilton Parkway Station, 55 St Station and 50 St Station on the F | Queens Blvd Express/ 6 Av Local Line, Q | Broadway Express Line, W | Broadway Local Line, N | Broadway Local Line and D | 6 Avenue Express Line, from most houses in the neighborhood. The neighborhood is served by a few bus lines, and most homes are very close to a bus stop. Borough Park is also an extraordinarily convenient part of New York for pedestrians; most daily needs can be carried out without needing to resort to a vehicle, and plenty of businesses are especially nearby. This neighborhood is reasonably cycling-friendly.