Williamsburg 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 Williamsburg. There are a very large number of bustling parts in this neighborhood to check out. The streets are usually busy with people, there are many nearby entertainment venues, and it is very easy to find bars since they are well-spread throughout the area. This neighborhood also features a small amount of greenery; to be more specific, residents will find that the tree canopy coverage for numerous streets is sub-par. However, there are over 50 green spaces nearby for residents to discover, including Park and McCarren Park, and they are especially well-situated, resulting in them being very easy to get to from the majority of locations in Williamsburg.
In Williamsburg, around 55% of the dwellings are large apartment buildings, and the rest of the dwellings are mainly small apartment buildings. A majority of the housing growth in this part of New York occurred prior to the 1960s. This area offers mainly one bedroom and two bedroom homes. Around 85% of the population of this neighborhood rent their home whereas owners make up the remainder.
In Williamsburg, residents will almost always be able to reach primary as well as high schools on foot. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. Regarding food, a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away in Williamsburg. Additionally, thanks to over 600 restaurants and over 100 coffee shops, Williamsburg is a great area in which to go out to eat. It is also very convenient to reach a number of clothing stores on foot.
Home buyers in this neighborhood have various choices to move around without the need for a car. Williamsburg features an excellent public transit infrastructure. In particular, rapid transit stations, including Broadway Station, Morgan Av Station and Grand St Station on the L | 14 St-Canarsie Local Line, G | Brooklyn-Queens Crosstown Line, J | Nassau St Local Line, M | QNS BLVD-6th AVE/ Myrtle Local Line and Z | Nassau St Express Line, are not very far away from the majority of properties in the neighborhood. Residents benefit from approximately 10 bus lines, and bus stops are generally nearby. Williamsburg is also an extremely pleasant part of New York for pedestrians; running common errands is very easy by walking, and countless businesses of different types can be found as well. A fair number of people in the area use their bicycle because the bicycling network is good, and bike-share stations are never more than a few blocks away.