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E 156th St & Union Ave

Melrose, New York Melrose, New York

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Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

Rider’s Paradise

World-class public transportation.


Flat as a pancake, some bike lanes.

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About this Location

E 156th St & Union Ave

E 156th St & Union Ave has a Walk Score of 91 out of 100. This location is a Walker’s Paradise so daily errands do not require a car.

E 156th St & Union Ave is a four minute walk from the 2 7 Avenue Express and the 5 Lexington Avenue Express at the Prospect Av stop.

This location is in the Melrose neighborhood in New York. Nearby parks include Abigail Playground, Captain Rivera Playground and Playground Fifty-two.

Nearby schools include PS 130 Abram Steven Hewitt School, St Anselm School and Jill Chaifetz Transfer High School.

The closest grocery stores are Los Muchachos Grocery, Alex Grocery LLC and Sanchez Family Grocery.

Nearby coffee shops include Dunkin' Donuts, Dunkin' Donuts and Dunkin' Donuts. There are 110 restaurants within a 15 minute walk including Taco Mex Restaurant, Taco MX and La Fuente Restaurant.

E 156th St & Union Ave is near Barnes & Noble Headquarters, Boricua College and Yeshiva University.

There are some bike lanes and the terrain is flat as a pancake. E 156th St & Union Ave is bikeable, there is some bike infrastructure.

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Explore how far you can travel by car, bus, bike and foot from E 156th St & Union Ave.

Rider’s Paradise

E 156th St & Union Ave is a Rider’s Paradise which means world-class public transportation. Car sharing is available from Zipcar and RelayRides.

Rail lines:

  • 5 Lexington Avenue Express

    0.2 mi

  • 2 7 Avenue Express

    0.2 mi

  • 6 Lexington Avenue Local

    0.4 mi

  • Harlem

    0.8 mi

Bus lines:

  • Bx17 Fordham Plaza - Port Morris

    0.1 mi

  • Bx46 Prospect Av - Westchester Av / Hunts Point Market

    0.1 mi

  • Bx4A Westchester Sq - The Hub

    0.1 mi

  • Bx4 Westchester Sq - The Hub

    0.1 mi

Car shares:

Melrose Neighborhood

E 156th St & Union Ave is in the Melrose neighborhood. Melrose is the 63rd most walkable neighborhood in New York with a neighborhood Walk Score of 93.

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