The neighborhood of Fordham is situated in the city of New York, New York.
Fordham offers a variety of experiences for home buyers who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time in green spaces. There are numerous things to do in this part of the city for those looking for a dynamic vibe. Despite the fact that there is a narrow selection of entertainment venues, the streets are usually busy with people, and with the nightlife venues in nearby neighborhoods, it is very easy to find a place to grab a drink as they are generally located very close by. This part of New York also features not that much greenery; to be more precise, residents will find that there are few tree-lined streets. Nonetheless, public green spaces, including Washington Park and St James Park, are especially well-spread out and there are around 10 of them nearby for residents to explore, which makes them very easy to access.
Most of the housing growth in Fordham happened pre-1960. Large apartment buildings are the predominant housing type, representing roughly 85% of buildings in this neighborhood, whereas the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings. Renters occupy about 95% of the units in Fordham and 5% are occupied by owners. This part of New York has a choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Property owners in Fordham will appreciate that a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away. In addition, owing to over 150 restaurants and approximately 10 coffee shops, this neighborhood is a very good area in which to eat out, for example on Webster Avenue. It is also especially convenient to get to a selection of clothing stores on foot. Regarding education, locals will welcome that wherever their house is situated in this part of New York, both primary and secondary schools are close by. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and high schools.
Fordham does not demand use of a car as various other methods of transportation are accessible. Fordham will draw active house buyers since it is especially suitable for walking; most day-to-day needs are very easy to meet on foot, and there are also a very large number of businesses nearby. It is also convenient to commute by bike in this part of the city as the bicycling infrastructure is good. The public transit network in this part of the city is excellent owing to 2 rapid transit stations (Kingsbridge Road Station and Fordham Road Station) on the B | 6 Avenue Express Line and D | 6 Avenue Express Line, and about 10 nearby bus lines. On the other hand, a car is a rather poor transportation option in this neighborhood. Nonetheless, it is a rather short drive to the nearest highway from anywhere in Fordham.