Greenwich Village is a neighborhood in New York, New York.
Those who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time in green spaces will feel at home in Greenwich Village. Finding dynamic streets is especially easy in this neighborhood. There are often a very large number of people around, a wonderful selection of entertainment venues can be found nearby, and places to go out at night are well-spread throughout the area. Main streets, including Christopher Street, are very good for those who enjoy going out. Greenery is reasonably present in this part of New York; there are approximately 10 green spaces nearby for residents to visit, which makes them very easy to access. Residents will also find that numerous tree-lined streets are present.
The substantial percentage of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of Greenwich Village is an important part of its character. A majority of the housing growth in this neighborhood occurred pre-1960. This part of New York is primarily composed of lofts and one bedroom homes. Roughly two thirds of the population of this neighborhood rent their home whereas the remainder are owners.
In Greenwich Village, locals will almost always be able to access both primary and secondary schools by walking. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. As far as food is concerned, it is very often possible for home buyers in this part of the city to purchase general and specialty groceries on foot. Over 50 supermarkets are situated close by, and the best variety can be found on streets such as Broadway. Moreover, thanks to 600-odd restaurants and cafes in Greenwich Village, there is almost always a place to get some food or drink just around the corner. It is also a very short walk to a great choice of clothing stores.
Greenwich Village is a great part of the city with respect to traveling without a car. With a multitude of nearby rapid transit stations with access to the A | 8 Avenue Express Line, L | 14 St-Canarsie Local Line, 3 | 7 Avenue Express Line, 2 | 7 Avenue Express Line, F | Queens Blvd Express/ 6 Av Local Line, 6X | Lexington Avenue Express Line, 1 | Broadway - 7 Avenue Local Line, 5X | Lexington Avenue Express Line, Newark - World Trade Center Line, B | 6 Avenue Express Line, 5 | Lexington Avenue Express Line, D | 6 Avenue Express Line, C | 8 Avenue Local Line, E | 8 Avenue Local Line, M | QNS BLVD-6th AVE/ Myrtle Local Line, 6 | Lexington Avenue Local Line and 4 | Lexington Avenue Express Line, and around 10 nearby bus lines, this part of New York features an excellent public transit system. Physically active home buyers will also welcome the very walk-friendly character of Greenwich Village; most daily needs can be carried out by walking, and there are also innumerable businesses in proximity. Greenwich Village is an extraordinarily pleasant part of New York for cyclists. More precisely, this part of New York features a reasonably good bicycling infrastructure, a bike share station is usually located close by, and there are not many slopes to challenge cyclists.