Distance to New York City: approximately 20 miles
Size: approximately 1.2 square miles
Affluent Irvington, which is also known as Irvington-on-Hudson, is a small picturesque village located within the Town of Greenburgh in Westchester County, New York. It is situated on a rather hilly and wooded section on the eastern bank of the Hudson River offering commanding and at times spectacular views across the river from it's numerous vantage points. The village hall is located on Main Street which is lined by small upscale specialty stores, eateries, coffee shops and some notable restaurants. And of course, you'll find our William Raveis Legends Realty Group office (formerly Hudson Shores Realtors) right here at 68 Main Street. The river front sports two beautiful public parks and several vintage factory buildings which have benn renovated and updated to house designer studios, stores, residential lofts and restaurants.
Located approximately 20 miles north of midtown Manhattan it is served by a stop on the Metro-North Hudson Line and by a number of nearby major highways. The main thoroughfare is Broadway (Route 9) and as with all Lower Hudson River communities Irvington is traversed by a stretch of the old Croton Aqueduct which is now part of the Old Croton Trailway State Park. The southbound Saw Mill River Parkway can be reached via Harriman Road/Cyrus Field Road, just past the village reservoir, or East Sunnyside Lane/Mountain Road winding through East Irvington. The northbound Saw Mill and the New York State Thruway are accessible via Ardsley, and the Tappan Zee Bridge is nearby in Tarrytown.
To the north of Irvington is the village of Tarrytown, to the south the village of Dobbs Ferry, and to the east unincorporated sections of Greenburgh, including East Irvington. Irvington includes within its boundaries the small community of Ardsley-on-Hudson (not to be confused with nearby Ardsley, NY which is a completely separate village within the Town of Greenburgh). Ardsley-on-Hudson has it's own postal zip code and Metro North train stop. F For more statistics on Irvington click here.
Beautiful Irvington has a complement of different housing types and styles, starting with coop and condo developments in the low 200,000's and up, through single family homes in all price ranges, and culminating in vintage mansions and estates. Many of these homes are perched into the hills overlooking the Hudson River and the surrounding landscape. In addition Irvington reinvented it's waterfront by converting several vintage brick buildings (former factories) into residential lofts, stores, professional spaces, designer shops, parks and restaurants. For more information on the available housing stock click here.
Irvington's public school district is small but highly regarded for it's achievements. For more information on public and private schools, colleges and libraries click here.
Irvington possesses four beautiful public parks and recreation areas, two of which are located along the shores of the Hudson River complete with walking trails, ball fields and playgrounds, and another one has a large tranquil pond for relaxing or fishing (village license required). You'll encounter within the village many types of sports, recreation and entertainment offerings throughout the year. For a full compliment of activities click here.
Houses of Worship
Irvington has several houses of worship. Three of them, the Irvington Presbyterian Church, the Immaculate Conception Church and The Church of St. Barnabas, are clustered together just north of the intersection of Broadway and Main Street. The Calvary Chapel of Westchester is located on South Buckhout Street. The Jewish residents of Irvington are served by the non-denominational Chabad of the River Towns, the conservative Greenburgh Hebrew Center in Dobbs Ferry and the Temple Beth Abraham in Tarrytown. Irvington itself features a member-led Jewish congregation that follows in the conservative tradition, known as Rosh Pinah Chavruah of the River Towns.
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