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Crestwood and Yonkers

One of Yonkers most widely known neighborhoods is Crestwood, with its own Metro North station, library and business district.  Additionally, there are over two dozen neighborhoods that residents refer to by name, including Park Hill with its huge old Victorian homes, the estate area of Lawrence Park West, and Cedar Knolls Colony, which is designated as an historic landmark neighborhood.

The city of Yonkers extends 4 miles along the Hudson River, stretches 4 miles eastward to the Bronx River, is bordered on the south by New York City, and covers 18.3 square miles.  As the fourth largest city in New York State, and the largest in Westchester, Yonkers is currently home to about 200,000 residents.

Yonkers history dates back to the late 1640s when Adrian Van der Donck built one of the first saw mills in the New World.  The current name of Yonkers was derived from Van der Doncks nickname of Donk Herr, meaning young gentleman.   As a booming metropolis with an eye towards the renaissance of its waterfront, modern-day Yonkers boasts many desirable amenities.  Its recreational facilities are extensive, including 100 parks and playgrounds, an ice skating rink, 2 pools, 3 community centers, and 2 public golf courses.  You can learn about the history of the Hudson at the Hudson River Museum, visit Westchester’s only planetarium, take in a performance at the Philipsburg Performing Arts Center, or shop at any of Yonkers numerous shopping plazas and malls.

Transportation from Yonkers to anywhere in the NY metro area is facilitated by 20 Bee-Line bus routes and the Metro-North Railroad which allows travelers to reach midtown Manhattan in under 30 minutes.  Four major airports are located within a 45-minute radius of the city.  Many of Westchester’s main highways and thoroughfares bisect Yonkers for travel in any direction.

The housing mix in Yonkers includes high rises, newer luxury towers and townhomes, classic Victorians with oversized porches, modest city-style homes, and new lofts and apartments carved out of handsome old industrial buildings.  In this mix, there is something for everyone, from young professionals to growing families and retirees wishing to benefit from all that the city has to offer.

Yonkers current waterfront resurgence is bringing additional businesses and visitors to the city.  A public-access waterfront park and recreation pier, along with shopping, first-class restaurants, a hotel and conference center, and residential housing, are all part of the vision coming to life at the water’s edge.  What a great time to become part of the Yonkers community!

There are 25 homes in CRESTWOOD and in nearby areas!

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Area Information

Locality: Village of Bronxville, Village of Yonkers, Village of Eastchester, Village of Mount Vernon
Average Price: $2,319,640 (450,000-9,950,000)
Beds Per House: 4.6

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