Maspeth is a neighborhood within New York, New York.
Maspeth offers a variety of experiences for those who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time outdoors. Finding things to do is very easy in this part of the city. Although the nightlife is quiet, there are lots of people around most of the time. Woodside Avenue is among the most lively streets in this area. The greenery in this part of the city is not particularly prominent; to be more precise, residents will find that many streets have sub-par tree coverage. However, there are approximately 10 green spaces nearby for residents to enjoy, such as Park, which results in them being easy to access from many locations in this area.
Most housing in Maspeth was constructed pre-1960, during its biggest housing boom. In this area, roughly 40% of the dwellings are duplexes, while small apartment buildings, single detached homes, and townhouses are the main alternatives in the housing stock. The proportions of home owners and renters are about even. This part of the city has quite a good selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
In this neighborhood, locals will usually be able to get to primary as well as high schools on foot. Locals have the choice between public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level. In terms of eating, house buyers in Maspeth will value that a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away. Moreover, thanks to 150-odd restaurants and cafes in this part of New York, there is typically a place to get some food or drink just around the corner, for example along 61st Street. It is also a short walk to a very good selection of clothing stores.
Maspeth permits property owners to move around by a variety of means of transportation. Thanks to approximately 10 nearby bus lines, the excellent public transit access allows people to get to many destinations without needing a vehicle. Physically active home buyers will also welcome the very pedestrian-friendly nature of Maspeth; all daily errands can be run without having to resort to a vehicle, and countless businesses of different types can be found as well. Bicycling is sometimes challenging in Maspeth since the bicycling network is somewhat poor, and there are quite a few slopes. Nevertheless, some bike-friendly sectors can be found.