Walking down main street in Irvington you may think you've been transported into a story by its namesake author. With its historic sites, river views, and charming sense of community it's easy to forget that you're less than 40 minutes from Manhattan. Irvington offers residents a close community and it's clear to see why people have flocked to Irvington for generations.
Irvington is a small village with a close-knit community, but it's certainly no sleep town! Between the locally owned shops and restaurants, shows at the Irvington Town Hall Theater, and the Hudson River, you'll find lots of opportunity in Irvington.
You can take in a show at the Irvington Town Hall Theater, stop at one of the many locally owned stores or restaurants, visit Washington Irving's estate, Sunnyside, or attend one of Irvington's many community events.
Irvington residents attend Irvington Union Free Schools, which is a small and well-regarded school district. There are no colleges in Irvington, but Columbia University maintains a laboratory in Irvington.
Irvington boasts two MetroNorth stations, Irvington or the smaller Ardsley-on-Hudson. The train ride from Irvington takes 36 minutes during rush-hour.
There are almost two dozen sites in Irvington on the Natonal Register of Historic Places. You can visit Villa Lewaro, built by Madam C.J. Walker, the first self-made female millionaire in the United States, along with several other notable historic sites such as the Carmer Octagon House. Irvington is full of history.
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