Ridgewood is a neighborhood within New York, New York.
Ridgewood is a great part of New York for home buyers who enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities. This neighborhood has a large number of places for those looking for a dynamic vibe. Even though this part of New York is not known for its nightlife, the streets are almost always busy with people. The greenery in this part of the city is prominent; there are a few public green spaces close by for residents to discover and they are especially well-spread out, which results in them being easy to reach from most locations in the neighborhood. Residents will also find that the tree canopy coverage for most streets is fairly good.
In Ridgewood, around 60% of the dwellings are small apartment buildings, while duplexes are also present in the housing stock. This area also has quite a good choice of housing size options; it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around three quarters of the population of this neighborhood rent their home whereas the remainder are owners. Most of the houses available in the housing market in this area were built prior to the 1960s, when a majority of the housing growth took place.
In Ridgewood, house buyers will almost always be able to access both primary and secondary schools on foot. Locals have the option of public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. With respect to food, a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away in Ridgewood. Moreover, there are over 250 restaurants and approximately 30 coffee shops to enjoy in Ridgewood. It is also a very short walk to an excellent selection of clothing stores.
Ridgewood does not necessitate driving because several other means of transportation are at the disposal of home owners. The excellent public transit access allows people to get to many destinations without needing a car by reason of many nearby rapid transit stations on the M | QNS BLVD-6th AVE/ Myrtle Local Line and L | 14 St-Canarsie Local Line, and approximately 10 nearby bus lines. Walking is also especially feasible for house buyers in Ridgewood; most daily errands can be run on foot, and countless businesses of different types can be found as well. Moving around by bicycle is easy in Ridgewood because there are a good number of bike lanes.