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The best way to understand the borough is to divide it into the West Bronx, East Bronx, and the South Bronx.

Geographically, the West Bronx is hillier and closer to Manhattan.

Within the West Bronx, the northwest section is particularly affluent, and includes Riverdale, Fieldston, Woodlawn, and Van Corlandt. Indeed, these are neighborhoods of historic mansions that not just evoke suburbia-in-the-city but are some of the most affluent outer-borough neighborhoods.

However, it also contains tenement buildings, low-income housing complexes, and multifamily homes in its lower income areas such as ________ and ___________.

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