Apartments For Rent in Upper East Side, Manhattan
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Upper East Side Guide
What's it like to live in Upper East Side?
Upper East Side is a great area for those who enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities. Finding things to do is especially easy in this part of New York. There are usually a very large number of people around, there is a wide variety of entertainment venues, and places to go out at night are well-spread throughout the neighborhood. 63rd Street in particular offers a broad selection of bars. There is a fair amount of greenery in this area; there are about 20 parks close by for residents to discover, such as Central Park and Carl Schurz Park, which makes them very easy to reach. Moreover, residents will find that the tree canopy coverage for the majority of streets is good.
What kinds of homes are available in Upper East Side?
Roughly 60% of the population of this neighborhood rent their home while the rest are owners. In this part of New York, almost all buildings are large apartment buildings, whereas the rest are mainly small apartment buildings. This neighborhood experienced its largest construction boom before the 1960s, so most of the available housing stock is from this time period. This part of the city has a good choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
What are the schools, restaurants and shopping like in Upper East Side?
Property renters will find that no matter where their home is situated in this neighborhood, both primary and secondary schools are close by. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. With respect to eating, it is usually practical for home renters in Upper East Side to buy general and specialty groceries on foot. Lexington Avenue is among the best streets for food stores. Furthermore, with 600-odd restaurants and cafes in this part of New York, there is almost always a spot to get a meal or beverage just around the corner. Renters benefit from countless nearby clothing stores.
What are the best ways to get around in Upper East Side?
Upper East Side does not require use of a car as several other modes of transportation are accessible. Upper East Side is especially transit friendly as a consequence of many nearby rapid transit stations on the F | Queens Blvd Express/ 6 Av Local Line, Q | Broadway Express, 4 | Lexington Avenue Express, 5X | Lexington Avenue Express, 6 | Lexington Avenue Local Line, 6X | Lexington Avenue Express, N | Broadway Local Line, R | Broadway Local Line, 5 | Lexington Avenue Express and W | Broadway Local Line, and approximately 30 nearby bus lines. This area is also an extremely pleasant part of New York and New York for pedestrians; most common errands can be run without the use of a vehicle, and many businesses are especially nearby. Commuting by bicycle is easy in Upper East Side since bike-share stations are rarely more than a short distance away, and there are a good number of bike lanes.