Harrison is home to many corporate headquarters, Westchester County Airport and private schools- The Keio Academy of New York and the Windward School. The State University of New York at Purchase and Manhattanville College are located in Purchase and Fordham University. There are private country clubs throughout Harrison and Purchase such as Brae Burn Golf and Country club, Old Oaks and Willow Ridge Golf and Country Club.
There are two public pools and many public parks. Harrison is a mix of of different communities form West Harrison to Sunny Ridge, to Sterling Ridge and Purchase. There are multi-family, single family homes of varying price ranges to Homeowner associations in gated communities. Harrison has a downtown shopping area and a Metro North train station which is convenient to NYC.