The neighborhood of Brownsville is situated within the city of New York, New York.
Brownsville is a great area for home buyers who enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities. Finding things to do is very easy in this part of the city. Although the nightlife is limited, the streets are usually busy with people. 98th Street is among the most lively streets in this area. There is a fair amount of greenery in this part of New York as numerous tree-lined streets are around. There are approximately 20 green spaces close by for residents to check out, like Lincoln Terrace Park, and they are very well-distributed, which makes it very easy to get to them.
Many of the dwellings are large apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in Brownsville, while small apartment buildings and duplexes are also present in the housing stock. The average year of construction for dwellings in this neighborhood is 1963. This part of New York is primarily composed of three bedroom and two bedroom homes. Roughly 85% of the population of this neighborhood rent their home whereas the remainder are owners.
It is very often practical for property owners in this part of New York to purchase general and specialty groceries by walking. Moreover, owing to 150-odd restaurants and cafes in this area, there is usually a spot to get some food or drink just around the corner. It is also a very short walk to a great selection of clothing stores, for example along Belmont Avenue. With regards to education, locals will welcome that no matter where their property is located in Brownsville, both primary and secondary schools are close by. At the elementary level, both public and private schools can be found.
This part of New York is a great neighborhood for environmentally friendly transportation options. Thanks to 3 rapid transit stations (Saratoga Av Station, Junius St Station and Rockaway Av Station) with access to the 5 | Lexington Avenue Express Line, 3 | 7 Avenue Express Line, 2 | 7 Avenue Express Line and 4 | Lexington Avenue Express Line, and a few nearby bus lines, Brownsville is especially transit friendly. Most houses for sale in this neighborhood are located in places that are also especially suitable for traveling on foot; most daily errands can be run without having to resort to a car, and various businesses are very close by. Brownsville is reasonably cycling-friendly since Brownsville is home to a good bicycling infrastructure.