University Heights is a neighborhood in New York, New York.
University Heights is a great area for those who enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities. It is very easy to find energetic areas in this part of New York. Even though the nightlife is quiet, there are a very large number of people around most of the time. There is a good amount of greenery in this area as there are many tree-lined streets. It is very easy to reach parks from numerous locations within the neighborhood since there are about 20 of them nearby for residents to unwind in.
A majority of the houses available in the housing market in University Heights were built pre-1960, when most of the housing growth occurred. The sizeable percentage of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of this neighborhood is an important part of its character. Renters occupy roughly 90% of the dwellings in University Heights while owners occupy the remainder. This neighborhood offers mainly two bedroom and one bedroom homes.
It is very easy to get to both a general and a specialty grocery store on foot from most properties for sale in this area. Likewise, those who are fond of dining out won't have to walk far in University Heights, where over 100 restaurants and a few cafes are available. It is also a very short distance to an excellent selection of clothing stores. When it comes to education, primary as well as high schools are very convenient to get to on foot from any location in University Heights. House owners have the choice between public and private elementary schools.
Regardless of the medium of transportation, it is very convenient to get around in University Heights. The public transit network in University Heights is especially convenient thanks to 2 rapid transit stations (Fordham Road Station and 183 St Station) with access to the 4 | Lexington Avenue Express Line, and about 10 nearby bus lines. It is also very convenient for pedestrians to get around in this part of the city; running common errands is very convenient on foot, and countless businesses of different types can be found as well. Traveling by bicycle is difficult in University Heights since there are quite a few hills, and there are few bike lanes.