Category Archives: NYC Neighborhoods

EXPLORING CHELSEA

Chelsea sits on New York City’s West Side in the borough of Manhattan and is one of the most desirable neighborhoods these days. It is named after the 18th-century estate of British Major Thomas Clarke, the original developer of what was once farmland owned by Dutch settlers. Clarke left this parcel and home to his…

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FIVE NEW YORK NEIGHBORHOODS FOR MILLENNIALS

For some, a few years in New York City is a required rung on the ladder of success. But can it also provide a safe, secure, exciting and affordable life for Millennials just starting out? You’ve probably heard the Big Apple is overcrowded and astonishingly expensive, but don’t give up yet: With focus and determination,…

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Neighborhood Guide: Columbia University

Welcome back to New York City students! We gave you some pretty awesome guides to neighborhoods in New York City, but what about the sub-neighborhoods surrounding Manhattan’s universities? We’ll start this week with Columbia University. Located on 116th Street and Broadway, Columbia University is a private Ivy League university on the Upper West Side. Founded…

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Neighborhood Guide Lower East Side

The Lower East Side is the southeastern area of NYC that lies between The Bowery and the East River. It’s bordered by Houston Street to the north and Canal Street to the south. The Lower East Side has become Manhattan’s trendiest grit-meets-glam neighborhood. One of the oldest neighborhoods of the city, it was once home…

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Neighborhood Guide: Upper West Side

The Upper West lies between Central Park and the Hudson River between West 59th Street and West 110th street. Primarily a residential neighborhood with gorgeous brownstones, the Upper West Side is *arguably* the best neighborhood in NYC to live in. Great restaurants, entertainment and night life (hello Columbia bars), what more could you ask for?…

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Neighborhood Guide: Upper East Side

When deciding which NYC apartment to choose, there are many factors to consider: How close is the subway? What are your neighbors like? What is the rent? And most importantly, what is the character of the neighborhood. We gave you awesome guides to the East Village, Chelsea and the West Village, but there are more neighborhoods to get to…

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Neighborhood Guide: Chelsea

When deciding which NYC apartment to choose, there are many factors to consider: How close is the subway? What are your neighbors like? What is the rent? And most importantly, what is the character of the neighborhood. We gave you an awesome guide to the East and West Villages, but there are more neighborhoods to…

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