The neighborhood of Gravesend is part of the city of New York, New York.
Gravesend is a great neighborhood for those who enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities. Overall, it is very easy to find dynamic streets in this area. Although the nightlife is limited, the streets are usually busy with people. There is a good amount of greenery in this area as there are numerous tree-lined streets. There are approximately 10 green spaces nearby for residents to discover, making them very easy to get to.
In Gravesend, about one third of the dwellings are large apartment buildings, and the rest of the properties are mainly small apartment buildings, duplexes, and townhouses. This part of New York also has quite a good selection of housing sizes - it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 60% of the population of this neighborhood rent their home while the remainder are owners. Most of the housing growth in this neighborhood happened prior to the 1960s.
It is especially convenient to reach both a general and a specialty grocery store on foot from anywhere in Gravesend. Moreover, with over 150 restaurants and around 30 cafes, this neighborhood is a very good area in which to eat out. It is also a very short distance to an excellent variety of clothing stores. As far as education is concerned, both primary and secondary schools are especially easy to reach on foot from any location in this area. House buyers can choose between public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level.
Gravesend is a great part of New York for eco-friendly transportation options. Thanks to plenty of nearby rapid transit stations with access to the F | Queens Blvd Express/ 6 Av Local Line, Q | Broadway Express Line, W | Broadway Local Line, N | Broadway Local Line and D | 6 Avenue Express Line, and a few nearby bus lines, commuting by public transit is very convenient in Gravesend. Many of the homes for sale in this neighborhood are located in places that are also especially suitable for walking; most daily needs are very easy to carry out without needing to resort to a car, and there are also innumerable businesses nearby. The bicycle is a good method of transportation in Gravesend because there are a large number of bike lanes, and riding is facilitated by the generally flat terrain.