The neighborhood of Elmhurst is situated within the city of New York, New York.
Elmhurst is a great neighborhood for home buyers who enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities. This area has a large number of places to visit. Although the nightlife is quiet, the streets are almost always busy with people. Greenery is reasonably present in this part of the city as numerous tree-lined streets are around. There are a few parks close by for residents to discover and they are especially well-distributed, which results in them being easy to reach from a lot of locations in the neighborhood.
In Elmhurst, most of the dwellings are large apartment buildings, while the rest are mainly small apartment buildings and duplexes. This neighborhood experienced its latest housing boom pre-1960, so most of the available properties are from this era. This neighborhood offers mainly two bedroom and one bedroom homes. Around 70% of the units in the neighborhood are occupied by renters while owners occupy the remainder.
Locals will appreciate that wherever their home is located in this part of the city, primary as well as high schools are close by. Residents can choose between public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. With respect to eating, it is very often an option for home buyers in Elmhurst to buy general and specialty groceries on foot. Junction Boulevard is among the best streets for food stores. In addition, there are over 250 restaurants and approximately 40 coffee shops to experience in this part of New York. It is also a very short distance to an excellent selection of clothing stores, for example along 74th Street.
Elmhurst is an excellent area with regards to getting around without a car. The public transit network in Elmhurst is excellent by reason of plenty of nearby rapid transit stations with access to the 7 | Flushing Local Line, 7X | Flushing Express Line, R | Broadway Local Line, F | Queens Blvd Express/ 6 Av Local Line, E | 8 Avenue Local Line and M | QNS BLVD-6th AVE/ Myrtle Local Line, and around 20 nearby bus lines. This neighborhood will also appeal to physically active people as it is especially suitable for traveling on foot; all daily needs can be carried out by walking, and innumerable businesses of different types can be found as well. It is easy to get around by bicycle in this part of New York since Elmhurst features a good bicycling infrastructure.