Northside is a neighborhood in Schenectady, New York.
The character of Northside is exemplified by its slower-paced environment. This area is very good for those who prefer a quiet atmosphere, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic. Finally, public green spaces, like Steinmetz Park, are very well-distributed and there are a few of them nearby for residents to discover, resulting in them being easy to get to from a large number of locations in Northside.
In Northside, roughly 40% of buildings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and duplexes make up most of the remaining housing stock. This neighborhood also has a good variety of housing sizes; properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 55% of the dwellings in the neighborhood are occupied by home owners whereas the rest are rented. This area experienced its most significant housing boom prior to the 1960s, so most of the available homes are from this time period.
In Northside, property buyers will generally be able to get to primary schools by walking. However, there are no high schools in this neighborhood. With regards to food, a grocery store is usually accessible within a reasonably short walk from most houses for sale in Northside. There are also around 20 restaurants and cafes in Northside.
The favored approach to navigate Northside is usually driving. Coming across a parking spot is easy. In contrast, the public transit service in Northside is rather limited. Thankfully, residents benefit from a few bus lines, and bus stops are ordinarily nearby. Traveling by foot is not very popular in Northside, even though many daily needs can be met without the use of a car.