The neighborhood of Little Italy can be found in the city of New York, New York.
Little Italy is a great neighborhood for home buyers who enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities. This area has a very large number of areas for those looking for a dynamic vibe. A lot of entertainment venues can be found nearby, the streets are usually busy with people, and places to go out at night are well-spread throughout the area. The greenery in this neighborhood is not particularly prominent; more specifically, residents will find that the tree canopy coverage for most streets is below average. Nonetheless, public green spaces are especially well-located and there are a few of them nearby for residents to unwind in, which makes it very easy to reach them.
Most housing in Little Italy was built prior to the 1960s, during its biggest housing boom. The predominance of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of this neighborhood is an important part of its character. Roughly 90% of the dwellings in the neighborhood are occupied by renters whereas the rest are occupied by owners. This part of the city offers mainly two bedroom and one bedroom homes.
It is especially convenient to get to both a general and a specialty grocery store by walking from anywhere in this neighborhood. Furthermore, there are over 150 restaurants and about 20 coffee shops to experience in Little Italy. It is also a very short walk to a great selection of clothing stores, for example along Prince Street. As far as education is concerned, both primary and secondary schools are very convenient to get to on foot from most properties for sale in this neighborhood.
This part of the city is a great part of New York for eco-friendly transportation options. This area is especially convenient for traveling on foot; all daily needs can be carried out on foot, and there are also a very large number of businesses nearby. This neighborhood is also an extraordinarily convenient part of New York for cyclists. For instance, Little Italy boasts an excellent bicycling infrastructure, and bike-share stations are rarely more than a short distance away. Getting around by public transit is very convenient in this part of New York by reason of Spring St Station on the 4 | Lexington Avenue Express Line, 6X | Lexington Avenue Express Line and 6 | Lexington Avenue Local Line, and a few nearby bus lines. In contrast, driving is a fairly poor transportation option in Little Italy. Nonetheless, it is a very short car ride to the nearest highway from any location in this neighborhood.