Z0 – Tennis Court, Pool, Shed, Etc.
Tennis Court, Pool, Shed, Etc.
This class includes tennis courts, pools, sheds and other facilities used in conjunction with Tax Class 1 buildings. On The City of New York governmental site, Tax Class 1 buildings are described as residential properties of up to three units (family homes and small stores or offices with one or two apartments attached), and most condominiums that are not more than three stories. Most facilities in the Z0 class can be found in Brooklyn and Queens, each hosting 33% of the facilities in this class. Following these are the Bronx (19%) and Staten Island (15%). There are no buildings in this class in Manhattan.
The areas with the greatest density of buildings in this class are: Sheepshead Bay / Gerritsen Beach / Manhattan Beach (Brooklyn), Carroll Gardens / Columbia / RedHook (Brooklyn), Lindenwood / Howard Beach (Queens).
Z1 – Court House
The facilities in this class are court houses. There are 32 court houses in NYC, most of them being found in Manhattan (31%) and Queens (22%), followed by Staten Island (19%), the Bronx (16%), and Brooklyn (12%).
By area, most court houses can be found in Chinatown (Manhattan), West New Brighton / New Brighton / St. George (Staten Island), Jamaica (Queens), East Concourse (the Bronx), and Dumbo / Vinegar Hill / Down Town Brooklyn / Boerum Hill (Brooklyn).
Z2 – Public Parking Area
Public Parking Areas
The Z2 class comprises public parking areas. There are 50 public parking areas in NYC, most of them being found in Brooklyn (38%) and Queens (36%). Following these are the Bronx (14%) and Staten Island (8%), with Manhattan (4%) in last place.
The neighborhoods with most public parking areas are Flushing (Queens), Canarsie (Brooklyn), Jamaica (Queens), Steinway (Queens), Astoria (Queens), and East New York (part A) (Brooklyn).
Z3 – Post Office
The buildings in the Z3 class are post offices. The NYC boroughs with the most post offices are Queens (29%) and Brooklyn (26%). They are followed by Manhattan (19%) and the Bronx (18%), while Staten Island (8%) comes in the last place.
East New York (part A) (Brooklyn) is the neighborhood with by far the most post offices. Other neighborhoods with more than 2 post offices are Flatlands (Brooklyn), Williamsbridge / Olinville (the Bronx), Stapleton / Rosebank (Staten Island), Hunters Point / Sunnyside / West Maspeth (Queens), and Central Harlem North (Manhattan).
Z4 – Foreign Government
Class Z4 comprises foreign government buildings. There are 53 such buildings in NYC, and Manhattan hosts 51 of them. Only one is found in Queens and one in the Bronx.
Upper East Side / Carnegie Hill (Manhattan) is the neighborhood where most consulate buildings are, followed by Murray Hill / Kips Bay (Manhattan), Turtle Bay / East Midtown (Manhattan), and Midtown / Midtown South (Manhattan).
Z5 – United Nations
This class comprises United Nations facilities, with a total number of 6 in NYC. All of them can be found in Manhattan.
Turtle Bay / East Midtown and Upper East Side / Carnegie Hill are the areas in Manhattan that host all these United Nations buildings.
Z6 – Land Under Water
Land under Water
The Z6 class is made up of land for underwater facilities. NYC has a total of 90 lots in this class, most of them being found in the Bronx (54%). The rest of the Z6 facilities are divided between Brooklyn (18%), Queens (17%), Staten Island (7%), and Manhattan (4%).
The neighborhoods with the greatest numbers of facilities in this class are Schuylerville / Throgs Neck / Edgwater Park (the Bronx), City Island (the Bronx), North Side / South Side (Brooklyn), College Point (Queens), and Hunts Point (the Bronx).
Z7 – Easement
This class comprises facilities that are legally used by parties other than the owner but without possessing them (e.g. fish ponds). The benefit of an easement is that it relates two or more pieces of property through a “right of way.” In NYC their total number reaches almost 2,000, and most of them can be found in Staten Island (86%). Much smaller numbers of Z7 facilities are in Queens (6%), Brooklyn (4%), and the Bronx (3%).
The areas with the greatest density of facilities in this class are Charleston / Richmond Valley / Tottenville (Staten Island), New Spring Ville / Bloomfield / Travis (Staten Island), Eltingville / Annadale / Huguenot / Blue Heron Park / Wolfe’s Pond Park / Mount Loretto (Staten Island), Rossville / Woodrow (Staten Island), and Todt Hill / Emerson Hill / Heartland Village, Lighthouse Hill (Staten Island).
Z8 – Cemetery
This class is made up of cemeteries. In NYC, most of them can be found in Queens (43%), Staten Island (28%), and Brooklyn (18%). Much lower numbers of cemeteries are in the Bronx (6%) and Manhattan (4%).
The neighborhoods with the most cemeteries are Cypress Hills Cemetery / Forest Park (Queens), Cypress Hills Cemetery (Queens), Great Kills (Staten Island), Westerleigh (Staten Island), and Middle Village (Queens).
Z9 – Other Miscellaneous
This class comprises facilities that could not be included under any of the previous entries. In NYC, Brooklyn (51%) hosts most of them, followed by Queens (21%), and the Bronx (15%). Smaller numbers can be found in Staten Island (8%) and Manhattan (5%).
The areas with the greatest density of facilities in the Z9 class are East New York (part A) (Brooklyn), Bushwick South (Brooklyn), Bushwick North (Brooklyn), Carroll Gardens / Columbia / RedHook (Brooklyn), Hunts Point (the Bronx), and East Williamsburg (Brooklyn).