The city of White Plains, the county seat and commercial hub of Westchester County, is located about 25 miles from midtown Manhattan. The housing stock varies and ranges from co-ops, condos and townhouse in the downtown area to single family homes and large estates in the surrounding areas. Recently ranked #5 Best Suburbs for Young Professional in NY by niche.com, White Plains has several parks and bike lanes and an efficient public transportation network. There is a Metro North express stop and a lively downtown and busy nightlife scene, attracting many young professionals. White Plains is home to many regional, national and international business headquarters, as well as lots of retail businesses, which contribute significantly to the tax base.
There is plenty of parking at the Metro North station, including many municipal parking garages within walking distance, making it a relatively easy commute to Midtown Manhattan.
Commute to Grand Central via Metro North
The Declaration of Independence was approved by the New York Provincial Congress in the county courthouse in White Plains and was first publicly read in NY on the courthouse steps.
What We Love
Downtown White Plains for food and shopping, bars and restaurants on Mamaroneck Ave, the White Plains Performing Arts Center, watching the NY Liberty and Westchester Knicks play at the Westchester County Center, the Farmer’s Market, Ebersole Ice Rink, Saxon Woods Park