Midtown is a neighborhood in New York, New York.
Midtown is a great neighborhood for home buyers who enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities. This area has a very large number of places for those looking for a dynamic vibe. There are many nearby entertainment venues, there are crowds of people around most of the time, and finding one of the over 50 nightlife venues is very easy because they are generally located very close by. 53rd Street in particular offers a wide selection of bars. The greenery in this area is not very prominent; however, it is very easy to access public green spaces from the majority of locations in the neighborhood, since there are a few of them close by for residents to unwind in, including Central Park.
Roughly 80% of the population of this neighborhood rent their home while the rest are owners. In this neighborhood, the vast majority of the dwellings are large apartment buildings, while the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings. This part of the city experienced its main housing boom pre-1960, so most of the available properties are from this time period. This area has quite a good selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Both primary and secondary schools are especially easy to walk to from most houses for sale in this area. Residents are served by public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. With respect to food, it is usually an option for house buyers in this part of the city to buy general and specialty groceries on foot. Moreover, there are over 800 restaurants and over 200 cafes to experience in Midtown. It is also especially convenient to access a variety of clothing stores on foot.
Midtown is an excellent neighborhood with regards to traveling without a car. With many nearby rapid transit stations with access to 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, B | 6 Avenue Express Line, 5 | Lexington Avenue Express Line, D | 6 Avenue Express Line, E | 8 Avenue Local Line, M | QNS BLVD-6th AVE/ Myrtle Local Line, 6 | Lexington Avenue Local Line, S | Rockaway Park Shuttle Line and 4 | Lexington Avenue Express Line, and over 50 nearby bus lines, the excellent public transit infrastructure makes transit a viable option for many. Physically active property owners will also be pleased with the very walk-friendly nature of Midtown; most daily errands can be run without the use of a car, and numerous businesses are especially close by. Midtown is very bicycling-friendly since bike-share stations are seldomly more than a short walk away, and there are a good number of bike lanes.