About the Parkchester Neighborhood
The Parkchester community is diverse. Residents can easily find groceries and restaurants that provide African, Asian, Caribbean, Bengali, and Latin American foods. We also have fast food, pizza, and diners.
Major retailers include such stores as Macy’s, Starbucks, Dunkin’ Donuts, Walgreens, and Zales. There are also day care centers, doctors/dentists offices, and senior centers.as well as delis, dry cleaners, laundromats, discount stores, drug stores, a health food store, beauty salons, and barber shops.
The two condominiums together offer a recreation department, which plans various activities throughout the year for people of all ages.
The No. 6 subway has a Parkchester stop at southern border of the South Condominium. In the morning, there is an express No. 6 train into Manhattan, and in the evening there is an express No. 6 train from Manhattan, both of which make stops at Parkchester. Public buses include the Bx22, which runs along Unionport Road, the Bx4A, which runs along Metropolitan Avenue, and the Q44 bus, which stops near the No. 6 train. The BxM6 express bus stops in the center of Parkchester and makes its last stop in Manhattan at 23 St., on the southern border of Madison Square Park. The Cross-Bronx Parkway passes along the border with the South Condominium just under the No. 6 subway stop. The North Condo is bordered on the north by East Tremont Avenue and to the east and west by White Plains Road and Castle Hill Avenue. Unionport Road and Metropolitan Avenue intersect in the center of Parkchester.
Parking via permit in the condominium's private lots is available for residents, and there are parking garages and street parking in the area.