The neighborhood of Ocean Parkway is situated within the city of New York, New York.
Ocean Parkway offers a variety of experiences for home buyers who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time in green spaces. Finding dynamic places is very easy in this area. Although the nightlife is limited, there are masses of people around most of the time. Greenery is quite prominent in this part of New York; it is easy to get to public green spaces since there are a few of them close by for residents to check out. Residents will also find that there are many tree-lined streets.
Large apartment buildings are the most common housing type, representing about 40% of the dwellings in Ocean Parkway, while small apartment buildings, duplexes, and single detached homes make up most of the remaining housing stock. This neighborhood has a good selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. There are equal parts renters and owners living in this neighborhood. A majority of the housing growth in this neighborhood happened prior to the 1960s.
A general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away in Ocean Parkway. There are over 50 grocery stores in this neighborhood, and the best selection can be found on streets like Avenue M. Furthermore, with over 50 restaurants and a few coffee shops, Ocean Parkway is a very good place in which to eat out. It is also very easy to access a variety of clothing stores on foot, for example along Avenue J. With regards to education, in Ocean Parkway, house buyers will almost always be able to get to both primary and secondary schools by walking. Residents have the option of public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level.
Ocean Parkway is an excellent neighborhood when it comes to getting around without driving. With 3 rapid transit stations (Avenue N Station, Bay Parkway Station and Avenue I Station) with access to the F | Queens Blvd Express/ 6 Av Local Line and D | 6 Avenue Express Line, and a few nearby bus lines, Ocean Parkway is an extraordinarily convenient part of New York for moving around by public transit. Ocean Parkway is also very well-suited for walking; most common errands can be run on foot, and various businesses are very close by. This part of New York is quite cycling-friendly because there are a large number of bike lanes.