Apartments For Rent in West Side, Newark
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West Side Guide
What's it like to live in West Side?
West Side has a character that appeals to not an especially diverse group of people. Overall, it is easy to find lively streets in this part of Newark. Although the nightlife is quiet, there are usually lots of people around. West Side is good for those who prefer quiet surroundings, as the streets tend to be quite tranquil. Greenery is not prominent in this area; although, there are a few green spaces close by for residents to discover, including West Side Park, and they are especially well-spread out, which makes it easy to get to them from the majority of locations in the neighborhood.
What kinds of homes are available in West Side?
Around 30% of dwellings are small apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in West Side, and the rest of the properties are mainly large apartment buildings, duplexes, and single detached homes. This neighborhood is primarily composed of three bedroom and two bedroom homes. Around 70% of the units in the neighborhood are occupied by renters and the rest are occupied by owners. This area experienced its main building boom prior to the 1960s, so most of the available homes are from this time period.
What are the schools, restaurants and shopping like in West Side?
A general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away in West Side. Moreover, there are over 50 restaurants and a few coffee shops to enjoy in West Side. A decent choice of clothing stores is also available within a rather short walking distance. Regarding education, primary as well as high schools are straightforward to access on foot from most homes for rent in West Side.
What are the best ways to get around in West Side?
No matter the medium of transportation, it is simple to move around in West Side. This part of the city is very transit friendly owing to. West Side is also car friendly. It is a rather short drive to the closest highway from anywhere in this neighborhood. West Side will attract active house renters because it is especially suitable for walking; all daily errands can be run without having to resort to a vehicle, and there are also numerous businesses nearby.