Bronxwood Apartments
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Bronxwood is a quiet, highly diverse neighborhood full of hard-working immigrants with one of the lowest rates of violent crime in the city.

Though the community is predominantly African-American, there’s also a large Puerto Rican population, along with groups from Albania, Cambodia, Mexico, the Dominican Republic, and recent immigrants from various African countries.

Bronxwood sits in the southern part of a larger area of the Bronx known as Allerton. It has a population over 20,000. Its boundaries, starting from the north and moving clockwise are: Allerton Avenue to the north, Esplanade Avenue to the east, Pelham Parkway to the south, and the Bronx River Parkway to the west. Bronxwood includes the Pelham Parkway Houses and Boston Road Plaza.

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Bronxwood is:

Quiet Near park

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1br, Bronxwood, $1,200

$1,200, Bronxwood

Large 1BR in a great neighborhood. Plenty of light. 1st floor. Move in by Tuesday. Close to transportation. Live in super.  Min (...)
1br, 1BA
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2br, 650 Waring Ave, Bronxwood, $1,700

$1,700, Bronxwood

Large 2bd apt for rent located on Waring Ave and Olinville Ave close to 2 and 5 train and Jacobi Medical Center Totally renovated (...)
2br, 1BA
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1br, Bronxwood, $1,250

$1,250, Bronxwood

CALL FOR MORE INFO: • No Pets Allowed• Live-in Super• No Laundry Room• Steps from Parking• Near Subway(s)
1br, 1BA
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1br, Bronxwood, $1,250

$1,250, Bronxwood

CALL FOR MORE INFO: • No Pets Allowed• Live-in Super• No Laundry Room• Steps from Parking• Near Subway(s)
1br, 1BA
6 Days since update
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Local Subway Stops

  • 5 2 Allerton Av
  • 5 2 Pelham Pkwy

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median rent for a 1br based on nakedapartments.com listings

$1,150

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Building Mix based on nakedapartments.com listings

  • 34% Elevator/Laundry Building
  • 21% Walk-Up
  • 19% Elevator Building
  • 13% Pre War
  • 9% Private House

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2012 rank: 214

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More about Bronxwood

Bronxwood first began to be developed in the 1920s, after the subway was extended up White Plains Road. Its signature high-rises were built because the neighborhood stood on firm bedrock and thus could sustain large and tall apartment buildings.

Bronxwood neighbors often shop on Allerton Avenue, which is lined with friendly local businesses and discount shops that appeal to families on a budget.

The neighborhood consists mostly of mid-twentieth century brick high-rise apartment buildings and retail shops that reflect the community’s diverse heritage. Residents can reach Manhattan via the No. 2 and 5 subways, which take about 45 minutes to arrive at Midtown.

Excitingly, residents can easily stroll to the 718-acre Bronx Park, which houses the world-famous New York Botanical Gardens and the beloved the Bronx Zoo. Bronx Park also features the popular Allerton Ballfields (named for Daniel Allerton, an early Bronx settler and descendent of a Mayflower passenger, who farmed the area), the Bronx River (which held spiritual significance for Weckquasgeek and Siwanoy native American tribes, who used it for their annual ritual baths), and French Charley’s Playground (which honors the memory of Charley Mangin who owned a well-loved French restaurant in the area in the 1890s).

Bronxwood is also close to Pelham Bay Park, which at more than twice the size of Central Park is the largest park in New York City. There’s also a sophisticated 109-acre strip of greenery known as Pelham Parkway which connects these two larger parks and serves as a popular dog-walking spot.