The neighborhood of Woodlawn is situated within the city of New York, New York.
Home buyers who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time in green spaces will feel at home in Woodlawn. Finding things to do in this part of New York is easy. Although the nightlife is quiet, the streets are very often busy with people. The greenery in this part of New York is reasonably prominent; it is very easy to reach green spaces from the majority of locations in the neighborhood, since many houses have one nearby and there are a few parks close by for residents to explore. Furthermore, residents will find that there are many tree-lined streets.
In Woodlawn, around 45% of the dwellings are large apartment buildings, and the remaining properties are mainly small apartment buildings, duplexes, and single detached homes. Most homes in this part of the city were constructed before the 1960s, during its latest housing boom. This neighborhood offers mainly two bedroom and one bedroom homes. Renters occupy about 60% of the units in Woodlawn whereas owners occupy the remainder.
It is a short walk to access both primary and secondary schools from most houses for sale in Woodlawn. When it comes to eating, it is very convenient to access both a general and a specialty grocery store by walking from any home in this area. Furthermore, with 30-odd restaurants and cafes in Woodlawn, there is typically a place to get some food or drink just around the corner. It is also a reasonably short distance to a decent variety of clothing stores.
No matter the mode of transportation, it is very straightforward to move around in Woodlawn. The great public transit infrastructure allows people to get to many destinations without needing a car. In particular, it is easy to reach a nearby train station, including the Woodlawn Station on the Harlem Station, from the greater part of residences in the neighborhood. There are a few bus lines, and bus stops are generally nearby. It is also very convenient for pedestrians to move around in Woodlawn; all daily needs can be met without the use of a car, and a variety of businesses are quite nearby. Even though the bicycling network is reasonably good, Woodlawn is not especially cycling-friendly because cyclists encounter a considerable amount of elevation changes.