Flatiron District is a neighborhood within New York, New York.
Flatiron District is a great part of New York for home buyers who enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities. Finding things to do is especially easy in this neighborhood. There are masses of people around most of the time, an extensive selection of entertainment venues can be found nearby, and with its over 50 bars, there are options for nighttime activities. 7th Avenue in particular offers a wonderful selection of nightlife. This neighborhood also features not that much greenery; more specifically, residents will find that there are few tree-lined streets. Nonetheless, accessing public green spaces is very easy in the neighborhood since there are a few of them nearby for residents to check out.
In Flatiron District, around 90% of the dwellings are large apartment buildings, while small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. This area is primarily composed of lofts and one bedroom homes. Roughly two thirds of the population of this neighborhood rent their home while owners make up the remainder. Most homes in this part of the city were built pre-1960, during its biggest housing boom.
It is usually possible for home buyers in this part of New York to buy general and specialty groceries by walking. Broadway is among the best streets for food stores. Likewise, thanks to 700-odd restaurants and cafes in Flatiron District, there is almost always a place to get some food or drink just around the corner. It is also very convenient to access a number of clothing stores on foot, for instance on 30th Street. With respect to education, it is a very short walk to access both primary and secondary schools from most houses for sale in this part of New York. In addition to public schools, there are private elementary and high schools.
This neighborhood is an excellent area with regards to traveling without driving. The public transit service in Flatiron District is great by reason of plenty of nearby rapid transit stations on the R | Broadway Local Line, 2 | 7 Avenue Express Line, F | Queens Blvd Express/ 6 Av Local Line, Q | Broadway Express Line, W | Broadway Local Line, 6X | Lexington Avenue Express Line, 1 | Broadway - 7 Avenue Local Line, N | Broadway Local Line, Newark - World Trade Center Line, 6 | Lexington Avenue Local Line and 4 | Lexington Avenue Express Line, and over 50 nearby bus lines. Most houses for sale in this part of the city are located in areas that are also very well-suited for traveling on foot; carrying out daily needs is especially convenient, and a very large number of businesses of different types can be found as well. Flatiron District will appeal to physically active people as it is very suited for bicycling. More precisely, the bicycling infrastructure is fairly good, and bike-share stations are rarely more than a few blocks away.