This location in Bedford Park is unbelievable! 2565 Marion Avenue in the Bronx is a residential building just off East Fordham Road, where unlimited retail and commercial options are at your fingertips!
Bedford Park Population Statistics:
Total Population: 155,924
Percent Change Since 2000: 2.7 %
Percent Change Since 2010: 1.7 %
Median Age: 29.51
White Collar: 13,223
Blue Collar: 5,141
Transportation to and from this location is excellent, with several subway lines immediately accessible. Kingbridge Road offers access to both the “B” and “D” lines and is just .3 miles north of 2565 Marion Avenue. The “4” subway train is available within a half mile, at the intersection of Fordham Road and Jerome Avenue. The Metro-North Harlem railroad is also within a half mile, providing a wide network of travel throughout the northeast and beyond, and serving an estimated 43,076 passengers per day. A bus stop is just steps away at the corner of Marion Avenue and Fordham Road.
Major roadways are all within a short distance as well, with the Major Deegan Expressway just a mile west, and the Bronx River Parkway just a mile east.
The neighborhood surrounding 2565 Marion Avenue is quaint, with well-kept residences and mature trees in direct view of the building. Parking is available on both sides of the street and the roadway is lightly travelled. Perhaps the most prominent highlight of this location is its immediate proximity to convenient commercial services and quality retail options on Fordham Road. Retailers within a short walking distance include Old Navy, Sprint, Game Stop, AT&T, Boost Mobile, as well as several departments stores, jewelers, and fashionable shops and eateries. A 24-hour fitness center is also about a block away.
Several parks are within a couple of blocks, including St. James Park, Poe Park, and Rose Hill Park. The largest of these is St. James Park, which has undergone more than a million dollars’ worth of updates in recent years and offers more than 11 acres, a recreation center with a computer recourse room and regularly hosted events, athletic fields, dog friendly areas, and playgrounds.
2565 Marion Avenue could be an ideal location for students and faculty of Fordham University, whose 85-acre Rose Hill campus is a five minute walk east. Fordham University enrolls more than 15,000 students and employs more than 1,200 academic staff, and has a highly ranked graduate law program. Founded in 1841, it is New York State’s third oldest university.
Other world-known destinations within walking distance from this incredible location include the Bronx Zoo and New York Botanical Gardens. The New York Botanical Gardens offer 250 acres of garden delights and attracts more than a million visitors every year. The Bronx Zoo has 265 acres, attracts more than 2.5 million on average every year, and has won awards for its diverse animal collection of approximately 650 different varieties.
- Built in 1924
- Five-story brick walk-up
- 34 one-bedroom apartments
- Intercom access
- Large windows, bright light
With a selection of highly celebrated destinations within such a close proximity, there is surely many entertaining events happening at any given time – and just moments away from 2565 Marion Avenue. A small selection planned for the 2019 year include:
- Bronx Zoo – Dinosaur Safari: See the prehistoric creatures come alive in Spring 2019
- New York Botanical Gardens – Orchid Show: Horticultural tribute to Singapore’s greatest orchid varieties (Spring 2019)
- St. James Park – New You Open House: The park’s recreation center will open its doors to offer free fitness workshops, cycling, and dance classes
- Fordham University – Rose Hill: Full schedule of NCAA basketball and hockey games throughout the academic year
It’s rare to find a residential building with so much to offer within such a short distance from its front door! Call today to see what else is in store for you!