The neighborhood of Navy Yard is part of the city of New York, New York.
Navy Yard has a character that appeals to a fairly diverse group of people. It is especially easy to find vibrant areas in this part of the city. There are numerous nearby entertainment venues, the streets are often busy with people, and with the nightlife venues in nearby neighborhoods, it is easy to find a place to grab a drink since they are generally located close by. Navy Yard is quiet overall, as there are low levels of noise from traffic. This part of the city also features a small amount of greenery; more specifically, residents will find that a large number of streets have sub-par tree coverage. However, although this part of New York is not home to any parks, green spaces are especially well-spread out in nearby neighborhoods, making them very easy to reach.
The sizeable proportion of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of Navy Yard is an important part of its character. This neighborhood also has a good variety of housing sizes; it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Renters occupy roughly three quarters of the dwellings in Navy Yard whereas the rest are occupied by owners. Most homes in this part of New York were built before the 1960s, during its biggest housing boom.
A general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away in Navy Yard. In addition, there are 0 restaurants and 0 cafes to benefit from in Navy Yard. It is also very convenient to access a variety of clothing stores on foot. With regards to education, it is a very short walk to get to both primary and secondary schools from most houses for sale in this part of New York.
Navy Yard affords house buyers several alternative methods of transportation. Home buyers can rely on public transit to get around in Navy Yard. In particular, property owners have access to a few bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is usually very close. Physically active home buyers will also appreciate the very walk-friendly character of this part of New York; most daily needs can be carried out on foot, and various businesses are especially close by. Navy Yard is suited for cycling because there are a good number of bike lanes, and bike-share stations are rarely more than a few blocks away.