East Bronx

Bronx, New York Homes for Sale

About East Bronx

Rich in history and culture, the East Bronx offers residents the New York City feel and zip code without the high price tag. Less hilly than its western counterpart, the East Bronx is better suited for walking and biking. It is also less densely packed thanks to its greater distance from Manhattan. The East Bronx has a variety of local attractions to enjoy including parks, shopping centers, and restaurants.

Quick Facts

Current Prices: $59,999 to $1,550,000

Closed Prices: $53,500 to $1,400,000

Median Sale Price: $513,750

Average $ per sq ft: $335

Association Fee Ranges:

Around East Bronx

While the East Bronx has a wide variety of housing options, one notable feature of the neighborhood is Co-op City. As the name implies, this subsection is an extensive cooperative housing development. In fact, it is the largest co-op in the world and has its own playgrounds, shopping areas, and dining locations for residents to enjoy. Another notable subsection is Morris Park, which is often considered one of the cleanest neighborhoods in the Bronx. If its cleanliness wasn’t enough of a draw, it is also a popular destination for Italian food and culture.

The East Bronx offers a diverse array of food options throughout the entire neighborhood. While you can find a little bit of everything, there are plenty of restaurants serving up delicious Latin, Mexican, and Italian cuisine. No matter what type of cuisine you choose, you’re in for a tasty and authentic bite.

One notable local landmark that attracts tourists from near and far is Woodlawn Cemetery. More than your average cemetery, this National Historic Landmark is the final resting place to big names throughout history, from jazz artists and writers to architects and entrepreneurs. Woodlawn Cemetery honors their memory by educating visitors on the history and cultural impact of those who rest here.

While there are a variety of bars and restaurants to fill your Friday nights, if you’re looking for a unique chance to grab your brews at the source, head over to the Gun Hill Brewing Company and see what they have on tap. There are also many bars and lounges scattered throughout the neighborhood’s various subsections that feature live music, karaoke, and more for a fun Friday night out.

If you’re looking for a place to shop, Bay Plaza Shopping Center offers a variety of retail, dining, and entertainment options. If spending time outdoors is on your list, then Ferry Point Park is sure to deliver. There you can walk, bike, play sports, or simply take in the waterfront views.

While the East Bronx is a very walkable neighborhood, it also has access to some lines of public transportation. These include stops on the 2, 5, and 6 trains and a Metro-North station in Woodlawn. There is also a variety of both local and express buses that will take you throughout the Bronx and into both Manhattan and Queens. It is also fairly common for East Bronxites to own cars since the neighborhood is less densely populated than other city neighborhoods, allowing for better parking in many of its subsections.

Locals Love

  • Locally owned restaurants
  • Affordability
  • Walkability

Locals Don't Love

  • Poor air quality due to highways
  • Long commute from Manhattan
  • Unreliable subway service

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