Riverdale is the Northernmost point in New York City, bordered by Manhattan to the South and the Hudson River to the East and is located within the zip codes 10463 and 10471. Riverdale features an upscale, suburban-urban feel with easy accessibility to both Manhattan and Westchester. There are various sub-sections of Riverdale including Central Riverdale, North Riverdale, Fieldston, Spuyten Duyvil and Hudson Hill. Riverdale is home various historic landmarks including former President John F Kennedy’s childhood home, Wave Hill, the Bell Tower and more. The primary elementary schools for Riverdale at PS24 and PS81 and middle school/high school Riverdale Kingsbride Academy. Riverdale is also home to three top tier private schools Horace Mann, Riverdale Country School and Fieldston. Riverdale is home to Manhattan College and The College of Mount Saint Vincent. Public transit in Riverdale includes the Metro North, #1 subway train and various local and express buses. Spuyten Duyvil is the Southernmost part of Riverdale bordering the Harlem River to the South and connected to Manhattan via Henry Hudson Bridge. It has been often popular with daily commuters due to its close proximity to Manhattan. This section of Riverdale features a mix of larger single family homes and high-rise co-operative apartments with abundant amenities and scenic views of the City. This area features a Metro North Station and a close walk to the subway. Fieldston is an affluent privately owned Residential neighborhood in Riverdale with much of its area included in the Fieldston Historic District. One of the wealthiest neighborhoods in New York City, Fieldston is known for its large houses and abundance of trees. There are various styles of architecture including medieval revivals, tudors and more. North Riverdale is the Northernmost part of Riverdale bordering Yonkers. This section is described as suburban and residential, and by some residents as ‘leafy and sleepy’. Adjacent to Van Cortlandt Park, offering fantastic walking trails, fields and more. Central Riverdale is known as the ‘downtown’ section of Riverdale and features many stores and shopping. With one of the lowest crime rates in NYC, suburban feel and accessibility to Manhattan; Riverdale is among the most desired neighborhoods in New York.

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