IDEALLY YOURS

For those seeking their ideal, any ideal, New Rochelle, just 30 minutes from the heart of Manhattan, is where a heritage of originality, refreshed perspectives, and a culture of inclusion, creates New York's next great place.

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Diverse Communities

New Rochelle’s diverse residents enjoy suburban charm just outside the New York City metropolitan area. Stately historic houses with stunning architecture, Colonial & Tudor homes, multi-family residential complexes and high-rise condominiums populate neighborhoods with character and sophistication.

Excellent Schools

From pre-school to college, New Rochelle ensures a high-quality education and presents wide opportunities for all of its students. The picturesque high school proudly offers 240 different courses, including 40 different Advanced Placement and honors classes and a nationally recognized athletics program. And three acclaimed private colleges offer bachelor’s and master’s degree programs.

A Rich Nexus of Art and Culture

The establishment of the city’s Arts + Cultural District will create a dedicated hub for artists and innovators – and deliver exciting new opportunities to showcase art, music, and dance.

Beautiful Parks

Neighborhood parks throughout the city and along the waterfront make it easy to relax and play in the shade, under the sun, or on the water. Enjoy beaches, boating, picnic pavilions, bike paths, playgrounds, fishing and other leisure activities.

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CENTRALLY LOCATED

Get to Grand Central Station in 30 minutes from the transit center in New Rochelle, which also serves as Amtrak’s prime Westchester hub. Travelers also have easy access to an extensive regional bus system, major highways and LaGuardia and Westchester Airports.

PRIME OFFICE SPACE

Nearly three million square feet of new, modern retail and office space in the downtown area will create unrivaled opportunities in the heart of New Rochelle, a fully wired city ready to accommodate business growth.

VIBRANT DOWNTOWN

High-end restaurants, charismatic cafés, spirited bars and boutique shops bring energy and culture to downtown New Rochelle. And it’s all just steps away from the transit center.

Easy-to-navigate City Streets

To reduce congestion and pollution, New Rochelle’s novel “Complete Streets” initiative weaves together the growing presence of pedestrians, bicyclists and public transportation.

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AMBITIOUS DEVELOPMENT

In 2015 New Rochelle launched the most ambitious plan for growth in the history of the Hudson Valley. Accelerated by a new, fast-track zoning process, the new Master Development initiative will enhance the downtown area by boosting job creation, property values and private investment – while enhancing sustainability through green and energy-efficient design.

COHESIVE PLANNING

Nationally recognized planning and design experts helped map out New Rochelle’s unparalleled plan for growth. The city will soon benefit from a surge in new retail, commercial, office and hotel space – combined with economically diverse, high-quality housing. A phased implementation will ensure sustainable, high-quality growth for years to come. Amid the growth, the city’s “Complete Streets” initiative allowa for the comfortable interweaving of pedestrians, bicyclists and public transportation.

Wired for Tomorrow

Standing a generation ahead of New York City, New Rochelle is already a wired city in the adoption of new business-friendly technologies. With rapidly advancing technology and a burgeoning arts district, the city is primed to emerge as a central hub for the innovation and gig economies. A promising new partnership with NYC tech initiatives is advancing the creation of labs that nurture the expansion of virtual reality and artificial intelligence. And an economic development strategy is attracting innovators and entrepreneurs in such fields as information services and technology, and healthcare technology.

CROWDSOURCED CONCEPTS

Enriching the community starts with listening to local residents. New Rochelle’s downtown development initiative attracted crowdsourced “place-making” ideas from more than a thousand voices – and the final plan incorporated more than a hundred of these ideas.

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