Welcome to White Plains
Located north of New York City in Westchester County, White Plains is tucked between Scarsdale to the south and West Harrison to the north. As the county seat of Westchester County, White Plains boasts a densely populated suburban feel with a windowed skyline of its own. The multitude of career opportunities, exemplary academic facilities, and highly devoted arts society makes White Plains a popular destination for both young and established professionals as well as growing families. Commuters have flocked to the area for its convenience to the city. A 40-minute train ride takes you to Grand Central Terminal in Midtown Manhattan where the city is at your fingertips.
Homes in White Plains tend to be on the larger side with at least three bedrooms, and properties in the area boast an eclectic appeal. Whether you prefer intricate, decorative trims and handcrafted cornices or quaint craftsman style homesteads, White Plains offers a variety of architectural designs from which to choose.
What to Love
- Suburban living with urban amenities
- Arts and culture hub
- Exceptional educational opportunities
- Breathtaking fall foliage
- Commuter-friendly community
People & Lifestyle
Popular with people from all walks of life, White Plains is an excellent option for anyone who loves convenience. This suburb boasts a plethora of urban amenities, from top-tier medical and cultural facilities to trendy coffeehouses and late-night dives. White Plains is a commercial hotspot with a multitude of career prospects and shopping destinations. Access to the renowned, award-winning White Plains Hospital provides peace of mind for residents. Plus, living in White Plains makes commuting simple, whether you’re traveling into New York City for work or play.
Dining, Shopping & Entertainment
White Plains has a myriad of places to eat and designer shops to browse. The Westchester is a Simon shopping mall with a directory of luxury retailers from Burberry to Hope & Henry to Kiehl’s since 1851. For a tailored shopping excursion, step into Bloomingdale’s. This department store boasts on-site stylists, tailors, and personal shoppers to make your shopping spree run smoothly. You can live in style at Residences at the Ritz-Carlton in Westchester, where you’ll find a remarkably luxurious living experience high above the neighborhood's white balsams and boutique shops. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel also extends premier hospitality and contemporary grandeur to travelers.
Some of White Plains’ best dining options can be found along Mamaroneck Avenue. Tre Angelina is serving up mouthwatering northern Italian fares in a trattoria, while Utica Pie Co. makes it simple to pick up a New York slice on the go. Sleek, modern cafe City Limits Diner is dishing up American comfort food in a family-friendly environment. Before entertaining at home, stop into Whole Foods to pick up signature pantry items and organic produce.
Things to Do
This upbeat suburb always has something on the calendar. White Plains Performing Arts Center garners global interest from traveling music and entertainment acts while simultaneously self-producing professional theatrical, music, and dance performances. Large acts take the stage at Westchester County Center, a 5,000-seat arena that hosts concerts, comedians, and sports games. The White Plains Outdoor Arts Festival annually highlights artists in a variety of mediums during this fine arts and crafts show.
White Plains is fortunate to house a plethora of exceptional educational opportunities for students in both public and private schools. A few of the area’s most notable academic facilities include:
- Windward School, 1-9
- The Leffell School, K-12
- White Plains High School, 9-12