Battery Park City

Manhattan

Summary

Median rental price: $3,750, min $1,900 - max $28,000

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

Crime level

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Lower, rank #234 of all neighborhoods

Noise level

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Average, rank #70 of all neighborhoods

Neighboorhood Reviews

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Great for

  • Internet Access
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Clean & Green
  • Pest Free
  • Schools

Not great for

  • Parking
  • Cost of Living
  • Nightlife
  • Shopping Options
  • Eating Out

Who lives here?

  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Singles
  • Retirees
  • Tourists
“Now becoming like the rest of Manhattan- just more expensive.“

I used to love BPC. It was the only place in Manhattan where you could actually go home and find yourself in a haven of peace and quiet. No longer. In the span of a couple of years they opened the statue of liberty to visitors, Built the Pier A house (a series of bars and restaurants in a large b... Read more

SamuelS • Nov 15, 2015
“Battery Park City – Prepare to Empty Your Pockets“

At the southeastern tip of Manhattan lies a wealthy community that is very much ‘the future’ of New York City. Created atop a landfill, it was thriving until the September 11th terrorist attacks on the nearby World Trade Center made it feel like a target and residents began to desert the area in ... Read more

Debbie1328 • Feb 26, 2012
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Street view

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