With a developing downtown waterfront district, hundreds of new luxury high-rise apartments, highly rated schools, and a bustling art scene—all just 28 minutes from the heart of Manhattan—it’s no wonder Yonkers has been ranked one of the “Top 100 Best Places to Live.”
Yonkers is Westchester’s largest city and is home to some of the biggest projects in the Hudson Valley. It’s convenient, affordable, and offers safe neighborhoods and opportunities for almost every residential and commercial investment.
Yonkers has some of the best-rated schools in the region such as PEARLS Hawthorne School and Yonkers Middle High School among its forty public schools. It’s also home to Sarah Lawrence College.
Love the outdoors? Kayak and boat along the Hudson River, conquer miles of biking, hiking and walking trails, golf at two courses, or just enjoy the dozens of parks throughout the city.
Opportunities abound in Yonkers, whether it’s in retail at upscale shopping complexes, local small businesses, or big box stores. The growing city has received $1 billion in private investment over the last four years.
The city is a recipient of the ArtsWestchester Community Award and is home to the Hudson River Museum and the Museum of Westchester. The latter is inside the restored the Glenview mansion with open spaces for art exhibitions and its own planetarium. And of course, Yonkers Raceway always offers thrills.
450 square miles and 45 cities, towns and villages.
Relax at beaches, hike and bike trails, and enjoy other activities across 18,000 acres of parkland.
Get to Grand Central Station in as little as 30 minutes.