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Living in Parkchester New York

Parkchester is the 70th most walkable neighborhood in New York with 40,412 residents.

Parkchester has excellent public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Van Nest, Unionport, Pelham Parkway, Morris Park, Clason Point, Westchester Village and West Farms.

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Walk Score of Parkchester, New York, NY

Parkchester is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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Hill Pharmacy

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Morris Heights Health Center

Daily errands do not require a car in Parkchester New York.

Parkchester is the 70th most walkable neighborhood in New York with a Walk Score of 94.

Find apartments in New York's most walkable neighborhoods: Little Italy, NoHo and NoLita.

Parkchester Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Parkchester to other New York neighborhoods.




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68 Kensington 95 86 84 49,617
69 Woodside 94 95 68 55,051
70 Parkchester 94 86 54 40,412
71 Flatbush 94 95 75 167,618
72 Stuyvesant Town - Peter Cooper Village 94 99 93 21,268

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 139 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Parkchester.

People in Parkchester can walk to an average of 12 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Venice Restaurant , Pizzeria, Catering

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Pizza Italia

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Transit Score of Parkchester, New York, NY

Parkchester has Excellent Transit

Transit is convenient for most trips. Find Parkchester New York apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Parkchester has excellent public transportation and about 9 bus and 1 subway lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Parkchester on public transit.

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Parkchester has about 1 car shares from Zipcar.

Bike Score of Parkchester, New York, NY

Parkchester is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.


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Gothic Cabinet Craft

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Caribe Beauty Salon

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Key Food Supermarket

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Swirl & Curl Beauty Studio

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Williams Hardware

thumbnail for Metropolitan OvalThis iconic place begins the stretch of Unionport Rd. It is an awe inspiring area in which some use the pond as a wishing well whereas others use the area for a contemplation and appreciate their surroundings.

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on Metropolitan Oval

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Olympic Taekwondo Service

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Kismet Caterers

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Beato Barber Shop

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Parkchester Family Practice

thumbnail for New York Public LibraryThis iconic place has been and still is the cornerstone of this neighborhood. It has been the key to past generations of adults and is the key to many generations to come.

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on New York Public Library

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Furniture World

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Chinese Restaurant

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Wink Check Cashing Corporation

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thumbnail for Morris Heights Health CenterThis health center has amazing doctors, wonderful nurses, and the nicest attendants. Bring the whole family here to get all your health needs checked out.

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on Morris Heights Health Center

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