Besides a subway stop, Van Cortlandt Village has everything a residential neighborhood would want. The Bronx community is quaint, abuts two large parks—Van Cortlandt Park and the Jerome Park Reservoir—and is reasonably priced (well, for New York). And—bonus points—all this charming, reasonably priced real estate lines narrow, winding street originally laid out by Calvert Vaux and Frederick Law Olmstead.
Life in this delightful enclave would be great, The New York Times reports, if only the residents didn’t have to fend off so many unwelcome advances from developers. The story then goes on to lay out all the information the paper’s readers would need to know to consider a move there. Bring on the influx of new residents! Bring on the developers! Read More