Norwood is a neighborhood in New York, New York.
Norwood offers a variety of experiences for home buyers who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time outdoors. In general, it is very easy to find lively places in this neighborhood. Although the nightlife is limited, the streets are usually busy with people. The greenery in this part of New York is prominent; green spaces, such as Bronx Park and Mosholu Parkway, are very well-situated and there are around 10 of them close by for residents to discover, which makes them very easy to get to from the majority of locations within this area. Moreover, residents will find that there are many tree-lined streets.
The predominance of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of Norwood is an important part of its character. This neighborhood is primarily composed of two bedroom and one bedroom homes. Renters occupy around 95% of the dwellings in Norwood while the rest are occupied by owners. A majority of the houses available in the housing market in this neighborhood were built prior to the 1960s, when most of the housing growth happened.
Both primary and secondary schools are very convenient to reach on foot from most homes for sale in Norwood. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. When it comes to food, home buyers in Norwood will appreciate that a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away. Furthermore, those who enjoy dining out won't have to walk far in this part of the city, where over 100 restaurants and approximately 10 coffee shops can be found. It is also a short distance to a very good variety of clothing stores.
Norwood allows home owners to get around by several alternative means of transportation. With 2 rapid transit stations (Woodlawn Station and Norwood - 205 St Station) with access to the D | 6 Avenue Express Line and 4 | Lexington Avenue Express Line, and around 10 nearby bus lines, this area is very transit friendly. Active home buyers will also enjoy the very walk-friendly character of Norwood; most day-to-day errands can be run on foot, and various businesses are especially nearby. Bicycling is easy in Norwood since the bicycling infrastructure is very extensive.