Greenpoint

Brooklyn

Summary

Median rental price: $2,500, min $1,375 - max $10,000

Why?
Not great commute
Touristy
Not great community
Not hip
Not great for nightlife
Not for families
Too noisy
Not diverse
Not great for shopping
Too trendy
Not great for dining
Too residential
Too diverse
Not green enough
Not safe
Too quiet
Too commercial
Not artsy
Not LGBT friendly
No good schools
Naah, not for me

Commute

There are 5 subway stops and these subway lines:

Crime level

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Average, rank #66 of all neighborhoods

Noise level

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Average, rank #28 of all neighborhoods

Neighboorhood Reviews

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Great for

  • Parks & Recreation
  • Peace & Quiet
  • Neighborly Spirit
  • Safe & Sound
  • Cost of Living

Not great for

  • Public Transport

Who lives here?

  • Singles
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Hipsters
“Hard to get to, but lovely to be in“

Greenpoint starts a lot of debates amongst people I know. That's for sure. I was vehemently warned to not look in this neighborhood when I was first moving to New York. I ended up moving to Williamsburg and I'm glad I did; but, Greenpoint really wouldn't have been so bad if I knew where to look. ... Read more

JenMac • Aug 31, 2011
“Great neighborhood, but hard to access“

Greenpoint is a somewhat isolated town in Brooklyn, mainly because of its poor transportation links. As a result, developers have largely stayed out of Greenpoint, allowing residents to preserve the qualities that have made it such a charming place to live. As other reviewers have already stated,... Read more

NatM • Dec 27, 2011
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Restaurants (40)

Fast Food / Pizza / Sandwiches (26)

Diners (5)

Gastropubs (4)

Food Courts & Trucks (3)

Sport

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Yoga (9)

Gyms / Sport Clubs (23)

Basketball (2)

Tennis (1)

Swimming (2)

Entertainment

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Bars and Pubs (24)

Nightclubs (3)

Movie Theaters & Theaters (3)

Music Venues (10)

Parks & Gardens (14)

Arts and Museums (35)

Other

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Shopping (40)

Beauty Salons (1)

Pharmacies & Doctors' Offices (10)

Dog Run & Pet Services (10)

Laundry & Dry Cleaning (19)

Banks (7)

Playgrounds (7)

What do you think about this neighborhood?

Why?
Not great commute
Touristy
Not great community
Not hip
Not great for nightlife
Not for families
Too noisy
Not diverse
Not great for shopping
Too trendy
Not great for dining
Too residential
Too diverse
Not green enough
Not safe
Too quiet
Too commercial
Not artsy
Not LGBT friendly
No good schools
Naah, not for me