The neighborhood of Garment District is located within the city of New York, New York.
Garment District is a great area for those who enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities. This part of New York has a very large number of places to explore. There are masses of people around most of the time, a broad selection of entertainment venues can be found nearby, and places to go out at night are well-distributed throughout the area. The greenery in this part of New York is not very prominent; however, green spaces are very well-situated and there are a few of them close by for residents to visit, making it very easy to access them.
Roughly 90% of the population of this neighborhood rent their home whereas owners make up the remainder. The predominance of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of this neighborhood is an important part of its character. Roughly half of properties in this area were constructed since the year 2000, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960. This part of New York offers mainly lofts and one bedroom homes.
A general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away in Garment District. Over 100 groceries are situated in the area, and the best selection can be found on streets like 31st Street. Moreover, those who are fond of dining out won't have to go far in Garment District, where over 450 restaurants and over 100 cafes are available. A great variety of clothing stores is also situated within a very short walking distance. With respect to education, in this area, locals will generally be able to get to both primary and secondary schools by walking.
Garment District is an excellent neighborhood for car-free transportation options. Traveling on foot is very practical for property owners in Garment District; most common errands can be run without the use of a vehicle, and there are also innumerable businesses in proximity. The bike is a very good mode of transportation in Garment District because there is usually a bike-share station nearby, and the cycling network is comprehensive. Owing to various nearby rapid transit stations with access to the 7 | Flushing Local Line, 7X | Flushing 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, 1 | Broadway - 7 Avenue Local Line, N | Broadway Local Line, Newark - World Trade Center Line, B | 6 Avenue Express Line, D | 6 Avenue Express Line and M | QNS BLVD-6th AVE/ Myrtle Local Line, and about 30 nearby bus lines, this area is an extremely pleasant part of New York for getting around by public transit. In contrast, a car is a sometimes poor medium of transportation in Garment District. Nevertheless, nearby highways are very easy to drive to from anywhere in this part of the city.