About Yonkers

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About Yonkers

Located along the Hudson River, Yonkers is New York’s fourth largest city and the largest city in Westchester County. A city in the center of it all, Yonkers serves as the gateway between New York City and the Hudson Valley. Yonkers Train Station

Yonkers is convenient, affordable, and offers opportunity for almost every residential and commercial investment. It’s why some of the biggest projects in the Hudson Valley are happening here, and why you should be part of it.


You can get to Yonkers from almost anywhere, and easily so. Ten Metro North Railroad stations serve Yonkers; five major highways connect Yonkers with the rest of Westchester County, New York City and beyond; and Yonkers has 4.5 miles of beautiful Hudson River waterfront.


Yonkers’ Downtown Waterfront district continues to grow, with hundreds of new luxury high-rise apartments offering stellar views of the Hudson River and Palisades, gourmet restaurants, shops, and parks, just a 25-minute train ride to midtown Manhattan. Businesses – large and small – continue to thrive and grow in Yonkers. The city is home to cultural amenities such as the Hudson River Museum, prestigious colleges such as Sarah Lawrence, shopping centers, the arts, entertainment venues such as Empire City Casino and beautiful parks.

Livable Winter

Unlike many other comparable cities in New York State and the Northeast, Yonkers is growing. That’s because Yonkers has some of the best-rated schools in the region such as PEARLS Hawthorne School and Yonkers Middle High School, and Yonkers is ranked among the safest cities in the country. Yonkers offers dozens of beautiful and historic neighborhoods, luxury waterfront living and housing for all incomes. It’s no wonder Yonkers was ranked as one of the “Top 100 Best Places to Live” by Liveability.com.


The range of opportunity in Yonkers is astounding. Yonkers is Westchester’s retail center, from the Central Park Avenue corridor, to the newly-renovated Cross County Shopping Center, to the upscale Ridge Hill shopping complex, to local small businesses, to the big box stores, Yonkers has it all. The city has a large inventory of commercial, industrial, medical and new-economy spaces. Yonkers has one of the area’s largest office parks, two hospitals, 40 public schools and several neighborhood shopping districts.