The neighborhood of Stapleton is situated in the city of New York, New York.
Despite the somewhat busy feel, there are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Stapleton. To be more specific, it is easy to access parks since there are a few of them close by for residents to explore. This neighborhood has many sections that are very calm and quiet; however other spots can be noisy, especially closer to the railway line.
In Stapleton, roughly 30% of the dwellings are duplexes, and large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and single detached homes are also present in the housing stock. Most of the housing growth in this part of the city occurred pre-1960. This area has a good selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly two thirds of the population of this neighborhood rent their home whereas the rest are owners.
It is a very short walk to get to both primary and secondary schools from anywhere in Stapleton. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. Regarding food, property owners in this part of the city will welcome that a grocery store is always only a very short walk away. Additionally, those who appreciate dining in restaurants or cafes will have a fair number of opportunities in Stapleton, for example along Broad Street.
This neighborhood permits property owners to move around using several alternative means of transportation. Thanks to Stapleton Station with access to the Staten Island Railway, and a few nearby bus lines, this neighborhood is home to a fairly good public transit infrastructure. Physically active people will also value the very pedestrian-friendly nature of Stapleton; many day-to-day errands can be run without the use of a vehicle. Getting around by bicycle is challenging in Stapleton as cyclists encounter quite a few slopes, and the cycling infrastructure is not particularly extensive.