The neighborhood of Concourse is located within the city of New York, New York.
Concourse offers a variety of experiences for home buyers who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time outdoors. This part of New York has a large number of areas for those looking for a dynamic vibe. Despite the fact that there is a limited selection of entertainment venues, the streets are usually busy with people, and finding one of the about 20 bars is very easy since they are generally situated in very convenient locations. Greenery is not particularly prominent in this neighborhood; more specifically, residents will find that most streets have sub-par tree coverage. Nonetheless, public green spaces, like Franz Sigel Park and Mullaly Park, are especially well-located and there are about 30 of them close by for residents to enjoy, making it very easy to get to them.
The predominance of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of Concourse is an important part of its character. A majority of the housing growth in this part of the city happened before the 1960s. This neighborhood offers mainly two bedroom and one bedroom homes. Renters occupy roughly 90% of the units in Concourse whereas the remainder are occupied by owners.
Both primary and secondary schools are very convenient to access on foot from any location in Concourse. Locals benefit from public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level. As far as eating is concerned, it is very often possible for home buyers in this part of New York to purchase general and specialty groceries on foot. Furthermore, with over 300 restaurants and about 20 coffee shops, Concourse is a very good area in which to go out to eat. House buyers can find a very large number of clothing stores within walking distance, for instance on 167th Street.
Concourse does not necessitate use of a car as various other means of transportation are accessible. It is especially convenient for people walking to get around in Concourse; all common errands can be run without needing to use a vehicle, and many businesses are especially close by. It is also easy to move around by bicycle in Concourse since the bicycling infrastructure is good. This part of the city is very transit friendly by reason of plenty of nearby rapid transit stations on the 2 | 7 Avenue Express Line, B | 6 Avenue Express Line, D | 6 Avenue Express Line, 5 | Lexington Avenue Express Line, 5X | Lexington Avenue Express Line and 4 | Lexington Avenue Express Line, and around 10 nearby bus lines. In contrast, getting around by car is occasionally difficult in Concourse. Nevertheless, most homes for sale are a short car ride from the closest highway, such as Major Deegan Expressway.