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With a population of only 45,000, Riverdale is an upscale residential community located in the northwestern corner of the Bronx borough of New York City about 15 minutes from Westchester.
Known for its convenient location within the New York City metro area, Riverdale is best described as a quiet neighborhood with a leafy scenic landscape. Former Riverdale residents include U.S. president John F. Kennedy, television personality Ed Sullivan, and author Mark Twain.
For those moving to Riverdale with children, you will be pleased to know that Riverdale has several renowned private schools as well as two public elementary schools and two public high schools.
As the closest suburb at the north edge of New York City, Riverdale is also home to the Wave Hill botanical gardens that overlook the historic Hudson River.
New York City is largest and most famous city in the United States. Well known throughout the world, New York City has influenced arts, politics, fashion, education and entertainment on a global level.
Some of the famous landmarks in NYC include the Statue of Liberty, the New York Stock Exchange on Wall Street, and the World Trade Center Memorial. Its subways run 24 hours a day seven days a week and lend to the city’s nickname ‘The City That Never Sleeps’.