The neighborhood of DUMBO is part of the city of New York, New York.
DUMBO offers a variety of experiences for those who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time outdoors. There are a very large number of things to do in this neighborhood for those looking for a dynamic vibe. There are a lot of nearby entertainment venues, the streets are almost always busy with people, and with the bars in nearby neighborhoods, it is very easy to find a place to grab a drink since they are generally located around the corner. This part of New York also features not much greenery; although, there are a few parks close by for residents to check out, like Bridge Park and Brooklyn Bridge Park, which results in them being very easy to reach from most locations in the neighborhood.
The substantial proportion of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of DUMBO is an important part of its character. The average year of construction for buildings in this neighborhood is 1966. This area also has quite a good variety of housing sizes; properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. There are equal parts owners and renters living in this part of New York.
It is a short walk to reach both primary and secondary schools from most properties for sale in DUMBO. As far as food is concerned, it is very often practical for home buyers in this area to buy general and specialty groceries by walking. Furthermore, thanks to 30-odd restaurants and cafes in DUMBO, there is almost always a place to get some food or drink just around the corner. Residents have access to a very large number of clothing stores within walking distance.
DUMBO allows home buyers to move around using several means of transportation. Active people will enjoy the especially pedestrian-friendly nature of this part of New York; all daily needs can be met by walking, and various businesses are very nearby. It is also very easy to get around by bicycle in DUMBO as DUMBO features a great cycling infrastructure, and bike-share stations are rarely more than a short distance away. DUMBO benefits from a great public transit system. For example, it is straightforward to reach a nearby rapid transit station, such as York St Station on the F | Queens Blvd Express/ 6 Av Local Line, from most houses in the neighborhood. The neighborhood is connected by a few bus lines, and the closest bus stop is usually very close. A car is also a reasonably good means of transportation in this area. Nearby highways, such as Brooklyn Queens Expressway, are very easy to drive to from any location in DUMBO.