Located in the southwest Bronx, the neighborhood of Port Morris is home to a dynamic group of artists and professionals who love its proximity to Manhattan and ever-changing landscape. Recent efforts to revitalize the area have made it an exciting place to call home.
Change is alive in Port Morris. Developers are converting historic warehouses and factories into lofts, office space, and hotels. The neighborhood’s dense commercial and residential landscape is a huge draw for new residents, spurring the continuing construction of new projects. A scattering of residential mid-rise apartment complexes is underway. The region is a well-known haven for New York’s artist community and young professional demographic, who appreciate the reasonable rental rates and easy commute to downtown Manhattan.
The region is well connected and rife with green space. The new Randall’s Island Connector offers a street-level link between the South Bronx and Manhattan, drawing significant attention to the area. Residents enjoy Port Morris’ major freeway access and well-connected transportation system. A wealth of local shops and dining dot the landscape, with neighboring commercial hubs just a few miles away. While Port Morris has limited green space, popular hotspots like Pulaski Park make use of the industrial space with athletic courts and designated exercise areas. People hope to see public access to the Port Morris Coastline and overall improvements to the neighborhood’s landscape soon.
A growing community with a desirable location, Port Morris is an exciting neighborhood to call home.