The neighborhood of Downtown is part of the city of New York, New York.
Downtown is a great part of New York for home buyers who enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities. There are a very large number of lively parts in this part of the city to enjoy. There are a lot of nearby entertainment venues, there are often masses of people around, and with the bars in nearby neighborhoods, it is very easy to find a place to grab a drink as they are generally located very close by. Nevins Street is among the most active streets in this part of New York. Greenery is present in this area; it is very easy to reach green spaces in the neighborhood, since there are around 10 of them nearby for residents to explore, including Columbus Park and Cadman Plaza Park. Moreover, residents will find that most streets have fairly good tree coverage.
The average year of construction for properties in Downtown is 1979. The large proportion of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of this neighborhood is an important part of its character. Renters occupy roughly two thirds of the properties in the neighborhood while the rest are occupied by owners. This neighborhood also has a choice of unit sizes - homes range from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
In Downtown, locals will almost always be able to access both primary and secondary schools by walking. Residents are served by public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. With regards to food, it is very often practical for house buyers in Downtown to purchase general and specialty groceries on foot. Moreover, there are over 50 restaurants and about 20 coffee shops to benefit from in Downtown. An excellent selection of clothing stores can also be found within a very short walking distance, for instance on Fulton Street.
Home owners in this part of the city are presented with several choices to travel without using a car. Downtown is home to an excellent public transit infrastructure. Rapid transit stations, including Jay St - MetroTech Station, High St Station and Hoyt - Schermerhorn Sts Station with access to the A | 8 Avenue Express Line, R | Broadway Local Line, 3 | 7 Avenue Express Line, 2 | 7 Avenue Express Line, F | Queens Blvd Express/ 6 Av Local Line, Q | Broadway Express Line, W | Broadway Local Line, G | Brooklyn-Queens Crosstown Line, N | Broadway Local Line, B | 6 Avenue Express Line, D | 6 Avenue Express Line, C | 8 Avenue Local Line, 5 | Lexington Avenue Express Line, 5X | Lexington Avenue Express Line and 4 | Lexington Avenue Express Line, are commonly nearby from the greater part of residences in the neighborhood. Property owners are served by about 10 bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is usually just around the corner. Traveling on foot is also very practical for residents in this area; running common errands is very easy by walking, and there are also a very large number of businesses in proximity. Downtown is an extremely pleasant part of New York for cyclists. More specifically, a bike share station can generally be found nearby, and the bicycling network is very extensive.