The neighborhood of Woodhaven is located in the city of New York, New York.
Woodhaven is a great neighborhood for those who enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities. Finding lively streets in this area is very easy. Even though the nightlife is limited, there are a very large number of people around most of the time. 84th Street is among the most active streets in this neighborhood. Greenery is quite present in this area; green spaces, like Forest Park, are very well-located and there are a few of them nearby for residents to explore, making them very easy to access. Moreover, residents will find that many tree-lined streets are present.
In Woodhaven, about 45% of buildings are duplexes, while the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings, single detached homes, and townhouses. Most of the housing growth in this part of the city occurred prior to the 1960s. This neighborhood has a good variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 55% of the population of this neighborhood own their home and 45% are renters.
House buyers in this neighborhood will welcome that a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away. Furthermore, with over 50 restaurants and a few cafes, this part of New York is a good place in which to go out to eat. House buyers can find a good number of nearby clothing stores. Regarding education, it is a very short walk to access primary as well as high schools from anywhere in Woodhaven. At the elementary level, both public and private schools can be found.
This part of New York does not demand driving because several other methods of transportation are available. Thanks to 3 rapid transit stations (75 St Station, Woodhaven Boulevard Station and 85 St - Forest Parkway Station) on the J | Nassau St Local Line and Z | Nassau St Express Line, and a few nearby bus lines, this part of the city is home to an excellent public transit infrastructure. Traveling on foot is also very practical for property owners in Woodhaven; running daily errands is very convenient on foot, and a good number of businesses of different types can be found as well. It is at times challenging to travel by bicycle in Woodhaven as the terrain is not especially flat. Nevertheless, this area has a good cycling infrastructure.