Fieldston is a subsection of the Riverdale section of the Bronx, New York City. It is bounded by Manhattan College Parkway to the south, Henry Hudson Parkway to the north and west, and Tibbett Avenue to the east.
The area has several prestigious private schools: the Horace Mann School, Riverdale Country School. The Ethical Culture Fieldston School sits just beyond Fieldston's southern boundary.
The neighborhood is one of the wealthiest in the five boroughs of New York City. Many streets in Fieldston do not have sidewalks. A leafy, scenic enclave that is a private community, the area was designated as the Fieldston Historic District by the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission in 2006. The Fieldston property owners' association pays for a private security company to patrol the streets 24 hours a day. It is very similar in demographics and appearance to Jamaica Estates in Queens.
How safe is New York City? Contrary to popular belief, the City consistantly ranks in the top ten safest large cities in the United States. The NYPD is the largest municipal police force in the world and has it's own Movie/TV Unit.
New York Climate
New York has a humid continental climate resulting from prevailing wind patterns that bring cool air from the interior of the North American continent. New York winters are typically cold with moderate snowfall. New York Weather Forecast
New York's two key demographic features are its density and diversity. The New York City metropolitan area is home to the largest Jewish community outside Israel. It is also home to nearly a quarter of the nation's South Asians, and the largest African American community of any city in the country. Ethnic composition