The neighborhood of Battery Park is situated within the city of New York, New York.
Battery Park is a great neighborhood for home buyers who enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities. It is especially easy to find energetic places in this area. There is a great selection of entertainment venues, there are very often a very large number of people around, and with the nightlife venues in nearby neighborhoods, it is very easy to find a place to grab a drink since they are generally located very close by. The greenery in this area is reasonably prominent as there are many tree-lined streets. There are a few parks nearby for residents to check out, such as Hudson River Park and Battery Park, and they are especially well-situated, making it very easy to reach them from numerous locations in the neighborhood.
The predominance of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of Battery Park is an important part of its character. The median year of construction for buildings in this neighborhood is 1991. This area offers mainly two bedroom and one bedroom homes. Renters occupy about 80% of the dwellings in the neighborhood and 20% are occupied by owners.
Residents will welcome the proximity to primary as well as high schools, which are within walking distance from all homes for sale in this area. Concerning food, it is especially easy to access both a general and a specialty grocery store on foot from anywhere in Battery Park. In addition, thanks to 50-odd restaurants and cafes in this part of New York, there is almost always a place to get some food or drink just around the corner. A great selection of clothing stores is also situated within a very short walking distance.
No matter the mode of transportation, it is very straightforward to move around in this area. Owing to about 10 nearby bus lines, Battery Park is very transit friendly. Many of the homes for sale in this part of the city are located in areas that are also very suitable for walking; many daily needs are very convenient to carry out by walking, and a variety of businesses are especially nearby. Battery Park is especially conducive to bicycling because there is always a bike-share station in proximity, and this neighborhood features a great cycling infrastructure.