The neighborhood of Midwood is located within the city of New York, New York.
Midwood offers a variety of experiences for those who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time outdoors. Finding things to do in this part of the city is very easy. Although the nightlife is quiet, there are very often crowds of people around. This area also features a fair amount of greenery; it is easy to reach public green spaces from most locations in neighborhood since there are a few of them close by for residents to discover. In addition, residents will find that most streets have reasonably good tree coverage.
In Midwood, around 55% of the dwellings are large apartment buildings, whereas the remainder are mainly duplexes and single detached homes. This area has a good variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 55% of the dwellings in the neighborhood are occupied by renters and 45% are occupied by owners. This part of New York experienced its most significant housing boom pre-1960, so most of the available properties are from this era.
A general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away in this neighborhood. Moreover, thanks to over 100 restaurants and around 20 cafes, Midwood is a very good place in which to eat out. A great selection of clothing stores can also be found within a very short walking distance. Regarding education, primary as well as high schools are very convenient to get to on foot from most houses for sale in Midwood. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools.
Midwood does not require use of a car because various other modes of transportation are accessible. Getting around by public transit is very convenient in Midwood. Rapid transit stations, including Avenue M Station and Avenue J Station on the B | 6 Avenue Express Line and Q | Broadway Express Line, are not very far from the greater part of residences in the neighborhood. The neighborhood is connected by around 10 bus lines, and most residences are very close to a bus stop. This part of New York will also attract active people as it is especially well-suited for walking; running common errands is very easy on foot, and there are also innumerable businesses in proximity. It is convenient to travel by bike in Midwood because there are a limited number of hills for cyclists to brave, and Midwood features a fairly good cycling infrastructure.