The neighborhood of SoHo is part of the city of New York, New York.
SoHo offers a variety of experiences for those who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time in green spaces. Finding energetic streets in this part of New York is very easy. A wide variety of entertainment venues can be found nearby, there are a very large number of people around most of the time, and with its approximately 20 nightlife venues, there are options for nighttime activities. Crosby Street in particular offers a wide variety of bars. The greenery in this part of New York is not especially prominent; to be more precise, residents will find that the majority of streets have sub-par tree coverage. However, there are a few public green spaces close by for residents to enjoy, including Hudson River Park, making them very easy to reach.
The substantial percentage of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of SoHo is an important part of its character. This neighborhood has a variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Renters occupy around two thirds of the properties in the neighborhood and one third are occupied by owners. A majority of the houses available in the housing market in this neighborhood were built pre-1960, when most of the housing growth happened.
It is a very short walk to access primary as well as high schools from anywhere in SoHo. At the secondary level, there are both public and private schools. With regards to food, it is very often an option for property owners in this part of the city to buy general and specialty groceries by walking. There are approximately 40 supermarkets in SoHo, and the best variety can be found on streets such as Grand Street. In addition, with 200-odd restaurants and cafes in SoHo, there is almost always a place to get some food or drink just around the corner. A great choice of clothing stores is also available within a very short walking distance, for instance along Greene Street.
Home owners in SoHo are presented with several choices to travel without the need for a car. It is very convenient for people walking to move around in SoHo; most daily needs are very convenient to carry out on foot, and there are also countless businesses nearby. This part of New York will also attract active house buyers since it is especially suitable for cycling. More precisely, the cycling network is reasonably good, and a bike share station is generally located close by. With many nearby rapid transit stations with access to the A | 8 Avenue Express Line, 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, 1 | Broadway - 7 Avenue Local Line, N | Broadway Local Line, B | 6 Avenue Express Line, D | 6 Avenue Express Line, C | 8 Avenue Local Line, E | 8 Avenue Local Line and M | QNS BLVD-6th AVE/ Myrtle Local Line, and approximately 10 nearby bus lines, the public transit system in SoHo is great. However, a car is a sometimes poor medium of transportation in this area. That being said, nearby highways, such as Interstate 78, are very easy to access from any location in this part of the city.