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Riverdale Neighborhood

At more than three square miles, Riverdale is one of the largest New York City neighborhoods, leading some to call it a “mini-borough.” There are several neighborhoods-within-the-neighborhood including North Riverdale, Fieldston, Central Riverdale, South Riverdale and Spuyten Duyvil. The area boasts one of the highest elevations in New York City, affording spectacular views of the Empire State Building, George Washington Bridge, and the Hudson River. Riverdale offers a very suburban feel with some of the most beautiful tree-lined streets in New York.

Briar Hill – 600 & 630 West 246 Street

Combining suburban pleasure with urban living, Briar Hill is only 20 minutes from Manhattan, making it prime NYC real estate. This beautiful, four-acre country setting includes a huge outdoor swimming pool, bar, tennis courts, children’s playground and fitness center. Many of the spacious, airy one, two and three-bedroom apartments offer lovely views of The Hudson River or bustling New York City.

Riverdale Neighborhood Highlights

Central Park

Living near Central Park affords resident the opportunity to get back to nature in the city’s largest park. Any given day will see people on bikes, roller blades, skateboards, cross country skis…even unicycles! Bring a blanket and a good book for some relaxation on the great lawns or discover the uniquely Central Park experience of rowing a boat in the center of one world’s largest cities.

Lincoln Center

Fifty years ago, Lincoln Center was a bold experiment, a collection of the world’s premier performing arts institutions together in one extraordinary place.  Born over time, Lincoln Center’s programs will continue to evolve for generations to come. Come see how this cultural destination, located in the heart of New York City, choreographs history one act at a time.

American Museum of Natural History

The American Museum of Natural History is across the street from Central Park and houses artwork, dinosaur bones, research laboratories, and libraries.  With a wealth of historical specimens worthy of display, only a small fraction can be featured from day to day.  Thus, their exhibitions change continuously, creating a new experience every time.

Beacon Theatre

This legendary theater was built to show films and vaudeville acts, and it produces everything from the Tony Awards, to Conan O’Brien’s “Late Night” specials, to the Allman Brothers Band.  There’s not a bad seat in the house, and the architecture itself, complete with murals, gold leaf and Grecian highlights, proves as impressive as the acts onstage.

Belvedere Castle

Located on the edge of Central Park, Belvedere Castle boasts one of the most fantastic views of the Park’s Great Lawn.  The sophisticated technology which crowns this Victorian manse measures the temperature in the Park, broadcast on TV and radio stations worldwide.