Westchester Snapshots: What it’s Like to Live in Irvington, NY

I’m delighted to continue our Westchester Snapshot series, this time on the picturesque village of Irvington, NY. You can see more of our series in our articles on Larchmont, Mamaroneck, Pelham, Bronxville and Scarsdale. This series is in collaboration with The Westchester Living Team at Compass.


Irvington, NY is a cool town. Located about 40 minutes north of New York City (via Metro North) on the Hudson River, Irvington is one of Westchester’s “Rivertowns”, along with other towns such as Dobbs Ferry, Tarrytown and Hastings-on-Hudson. What once used to be the epicenter of America’s industrial past (the Hudson River) is now becoming the epicenter of hipster Brooklynites looking for more space and reasonable home prices for their budding families. The New York Times even published an article called “Creating Hipsturbia”, referring to the cool factor that has descended upon this part of the burbs. View Post