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Delphi Real Estate
36 Garth Road
Scarsdale NY 10583
Phone: 914 723-8520
Fax: 914 723-8541
2008 Delphi Real Estate
NOTE: Some homes with Bronxville and Scarsdale addresses are actually in Yonkers. Check the school district if in doubt.
POPULATION: 195,086 (Estimated).
AREA: 21 square miles.
ZONING: Residential - 5,000 to 20,000 square feet. Commercial - intense commercial development, industrial shore-line, predominantly apartment buildings.
COMMUTING: Served by the Hudson Division of Metro-North, Yonkers is approximately 27 minutes to Grand Central. Access to the New York State Thruway, the Saw Mill River Parkway, the Bronx River Parkway, Cross County Parkway and the Sprain Brook Parkway. Yonkers is about a 30 minute drive to mid-Manhattan. 20 bus routes provide transportation to all city areas and adjacent towns. Many go to New York directly while others link with the New York City subway system.
LOCATION: Bounded by the Hudson River on the west, New York City on the south, Scarsdale, Tuckahoe and Eastchester on the east, and Hastings-on-Hudson and Greenburgh on the north. Yonkers is the fourth largest city in New York State and the largest in Westchester County. Yonkers was originally founded as a center for commerce and remains predominantly a business community, dominated by apartment buildings and high rises and a large number of one, two and three family homes. There is presently an urban renewal program in progress on the waterfront in Yonkers. Part of the plan is for an office complex, manufacturing facilities, restaurants, and retail shops.
WATER: public, metered.
SEWERS: public. GARBAGE: public.
POLICE PROTECTION: paid full time.
FIRE PROTECTION: full time paid and volunteers.
HOSPITALS: Saint John's Riverside, Yonkers General, and Yonkers Professional Hospitals.
LIBRARIES: Yonkers Public Library, (also Broadway Branch), Coyne Park Branch, Crestwood Branch, and the Hudson River Museum Branch. All make up the Yonkers Library System.
RECREATION There are two county parks - Tibbets Brook with 161 acres - undeveloped. At Tibbets, there is a swimming pool, baseball, picknicking, children's playground, fishing, skating and softball. There is the Edward J. Murray Memorial Ice Skating Center and Yonkers Raceway. There are a number of playgrounds and parks, tennis courts and picnic areas in the city.
The Hudson River Museum and Planetarium is on the riverfront. Trevor Park is also on the riverfront. It has a sitting area with views of the Hudson River
SHOPPING: There are over 1,000 retail stores in Yonkers. Getty Square is the major shopping area in the center of the city, with every type of retail establishment, including restaurants. Central Avenue and the Cross County Shopping Center are other major shopping areas.
Delphi Real Estate at 34 Garth Road in Scarsdale sells homes in Yonkers as well as the areas near Yonkers, including Bronxville, Eastchester, Hartsdale, Mamaroneck, White Plains, Harrison, Yonkers and most other cities and villages in Westchester County, New York.
Searching for home in Yonkers
Delphi Real Estate advertises in the New York Times, The Journal news and other Yonkers area newspapers and magazines. For years this was the best way we could reach the residents of Yonkers as well as people looking for homes in Yonkers.
About eight years ago all this changed. When we set up our first web site featuring Yonkers we had a few visitors per day. Today most of our prospects come through this site. The print media is simply not fast enough. Yonkers homes are sold before local magazines are printed.
Today, the best way to keep track of Yonkers real estate is by signing up for our email service. Whether you are buying a home in Yonkers or selling a Yonkers co-op you should get Yonkers listing updated daily.
If you have trouble setting up automatic emails for Yonkers, call us. Delphi real estate agents are ready to help you.
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