High Bridge is a neighborhood within New York, New York.
High Bridge offers a variety of experiences for those who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time in green spaces. Finding things to do in this area is very easy. Even though there is a small selection of entertainment venues, the streets are usually busy with people, and with its a few bars, there are options for nighttime activities. Main streets, such as 170th Street, are great for those who enjoy going out. The greenery in this part of New York is prominent as the tree canopy coverage for many streets is reasonably good. Public green spaces, like Highbridge Park and Bridge Park, are especially well-situated and there are approximately 20 of them close by for residents to unwind in, which makes it very easy to get to them.
The predominance of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of High Bridge is an important part of its character. This neighborhood is primarily composed of two bedroom and one bedroom homes. About 95% of the population of this neighborhood rent their home while the remainder are owners. A majority of the houses available in the housing market in this part of the city were constructed pre-1960, when most of the housing growth took place.
Residents will appreciate that wherever their property is located in this part of the city, both primary and secondary schools are close by. In addition to public schools, there are also private schools at both the elementary and high school level. Concerning eating, it is especially convenient to get to both a general and a specialty grocery store on foot from anywhere in this part of the city. Furthermore, those who are fond of eating out won't have to walk far in High Bridge, where over 50 restaurants and a few coffee shops are available. It is also a very short walk to an excellent choice of clothing stores.
Regardless of the medium of transportation, it is very simple to get around in High Bridge. This part of the city is very transit friendly owing to 2 rapid transit stations (Mount Eden Av Station and 170 St Station) on the 4 | Lexington Avenue Express Line, and a few nearby bus lines. Active house buyers will also be pleased with the especially pedestrian-friendly character of High Bridge; all common errands can be run on foot, and numerous businesses are very nearby. Even though riding a bike is better in certain pockets than others, and the cycling infrastructure is fairly good, bicycling is occasionally difficult in this part of the city as there is a considerable amount of elevation changes.