The neighborhood of Columbia Street Waterfront District is situated in the city of New York, New York.
Columbia Street Waterfront District is a great part of the city for home buyers who enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities. Finding things to do in this area is especially easy. The streets are almost always busy with people, numerous of entertainment venues can be found nearby, and with the bars in nearby neighborhoods, it is very easy to find a place to grab a drink since they are generally located very close by. This area also features a small amount of greenery; to be more precise, residents will find that the tree canopy coverage for many streets is below average. However, it is very easy to get to parks in the neighborhood since there are a few of them close by for residents to check out.
In Columbia Street Waterfront District, most of the dwellings are small apartment buildings, while large apartment buildings make up most of the remaining housing stock. This neighborhood is primarily composed of one bedroom and two bedroom homes. Roughly 55% of the properties in the neighborhood are occupied by renters while owners occupy the remainder. A majority of the housing growth in this part of New York occurred before the 1960s.
Both general and specialty grocery stores are usually accessible within a very short walk from anywhere in Columbia Street Waterfront District. Likewise, those who like to eat out won't have to walk far in this neighborhood, where around 20 restaurants and a few coffee shops are available. It is also especially convenient to get to a number of clothing stores on foot. In terms of education, locals will appreciate that no matter where their home is situated in Columbia Street Waterfront District, both primary and secondary schools are close by.
This area permits home buyers to get around by a diversity of methods of transportation. This area has an excellent public transit system. For instance, the neighborhood is linked by about 10 bus lines, and most homes are very close to a bus stop. Traveling on foot is also especially convenient for home buyers in this area; most common errands can be run without needing to use a vehicle, and many businesses are very close by. Columbia Street Waterfront District is a very pleasant part of New York for bike riders. More precisely, a bike share station can usually be found nearby.