is a disused neighborhood name in the New York City borough
of the Bronx
. Designating the area around Olinville Avenue, it is today considered to be part of the Williamsbridge
section of the Bronx which shares the 10467 ZIP code. The neighborhood is part of Bronx Community Board 12
It is mostly situated west of White Plains Road
between Allerton Avenue and Gun Hill Road
. It is served by the 2 train
and 5 train
at the Allerton Avenue
, Burke Avenue
and Pelham Parkway
stations. Also, the Metro-North Harlem Line
is accessible at the Botanical Gardens Metro-North
station. is located on Allerton and Barker Avenues.
is located at Olinville Avenue and Waring Avenue.
The New York City Department of City Planning
has proposed zoning map changes for 36 blocks in the neighborhood of Olinville in Community District 12. The proposed zoning would preserve the area’s lower density residential character and promote new development in keeping with the scale of the surrounding neighborhood. In addition, the DCP is proposing a zoning text amendment establishing a new citywide R5A district to address the unique detached housing stock found within this neighborhood., New York City Department of City Planning
. Accessed March 12, 2008.
The area’s development patterns, although varied, are characterized by distinct enclaves of detached, semi-detached, and attached residential buildings, as well as a smaller number of mid and high-rise... Read More