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  • Schools 5/5

"A Lovely Neighborhood With Affordable Housing"

Yorkville is really a sub-section of the Upper East Side. Yorkville is bounded by the East River on the east, Third Avenue to the west and extends from 86th Street to 96th Street, where Spanish Harlem begins. The southern boundry has been the subject of debate with some claiming it extends to 72nd but I have always considered the neighborhood to contained with the east 80s and east 90s.

Yorkville was once filled with German immigrants but this demographic has been diluted by the many yuppie... Full review
Pros
  • Convenient
  • Lots to do but quiet
  • Affordable
Cons
  • Only one subway line on Lexington Ave
  • Not much nightlife
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Tourists
  • Students
  • Country Lovers
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