Scarsdale, Westchester

Scarsdale, Westchester

I am the spouse of a UN staff member, together we moved from Ireland, with our kids, to Scarsdale, Westchester more than six years ago.  Much has happened in our lives since we moved here - we settled into our community, the kids all started school and I managed to...
Midtown – South Central Park

Midtown – South Central Park

I spent four years in New York and lived during this period of my life at the south door of the Central Park (58th Street and 6 Avenue). I was very happy living in this location, which is very central and overcrowded, but where I could almost immediately step in the...
Midtown East

Midtown East

As former New Yorkers moving back into the city, my wife and I had a clear idea of what we wanted in our new home: a) half-hour commute to the UN; b) a closed kitchen; c) a monthly rent < $4,500; d) a two bedroom apartment; and e) a fun & vibrant neighborhood....
Mamaroneck, Westchester County

Mamaroneck, Westchester County

When my husband was assigned to New York for his current assignment, we were torn about where to live. Having lived once before in New York, as young singles, we'd had the city experience, and now with teenagers decided to look for a place in Westchester County, just...
Harlem

Harlem

Surely, for those of us moving to New York after years in various postings in Africa and Asia, the first barrier to making the most of our new surroundings is coming to terms with the high apartment rental costs in this city. Finding a tolerable balance between rent...
Roosevelt Island

Roosevelt Island

For many UN families unfamiliar with NYC the choice of a place to live can be quite challenging. Very often they base this important decision on the proximity to work and schools, easy commute and cost of living. Some go by the recommendation from friends and this is...
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