2.0 out of 10

West 242nd St, Fieldston

40.8896985869664 -73.904183961441
Great for
  • Neighborly Spirit
  • Safe & Sound
  • Clean & Green
  • Pest Free
  • Peace & Quiet
Not great for
  • Neighborly Spirit
  • Safe & Sound
  • Clean & Green
  • Pest Free
  • Peace & Quiet
Who lives here?
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Tourists

Reviews

1/5
Jan 18, 2009

"Not much other than a railyard"

I've been to 242nd, near Broadway in the Bronx numerous times.

It is not much more than a NYC subway rail yard.........so there are tall fences with barbed wire and crime nearby. There is trash everywhere----especially broken bottles. It feels very isolated and scary. I did not feel safe in this area.

It is, however, close to a nice grocery store, the last stop on the 1 train, and a nice park (Van Cortland Park).

The park is always busy and has a golf course.

So, there are a few amenities, but despite these conveniences, I do not see any reason to travel to this street. I try to avoid this street while walking and\or running errands.

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