The neighborhood of Eastern Avenue can be found in the city of Schenectady, New York.
The character of Eastern Avenue is exemplified by its slower-paced ambience. Public green spaces, like Vale Park, are very well-located and there are a few of them close by for residents to enjoy, making them easy to get to. Most areas in this part of the city are quiet, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic.
The majority of the housing stock of Eastern Avenue consists of single detached homes and duplexes, while the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings. This part of Schenectady has a good choice of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The split between home owners and renters is about even. Most homes in this neighborhood were built before the 1960s, during its latest housing boom.
It is usually practical for house buyers in this part of Schenectady to purchase their groceries by walking. Likewise, those who like to eat in restaurants will have a good number of choices. With respect to education, in Eastern Avenue, house owners will typically be able to access primary as well as high schools by walking.
It is convenient for people traveling on foot to navigate Eastern Avenue; running common errands is easy by walking. Commuting by transit can be difficult in Eastern Avenue by reason of the service's low frequency. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines passing through the neighborhood, and most properties are very close to a bus stop. On the other hand, the best mode of transportation in this part of Schenectady is very often a car. Many houses for sale are a rather short drive from the nearest highway, and it is easy to park.