Chelsea

Manhattan

Summary

Median rental price: $3,400, min $1,280 - max $75,000

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 7 subway stops and these subway lines:

Crime level

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Higher, rank #11 of all neighborhoods

Noise level

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Average, rank #20 of all neighborhoods

Neighboorhood Reviews

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Great for

  • Public Transport
  • Shopping Options
  • Internet Access
  • Gym & Fitness
  • Medical Facilities

Not great for

  • Peace & Quiet
  • Parking
  • Lack of Traffic
  • Nightlife
  • Clean & Green

Who lives here?

  • Singles
  • Professionals
  • Retirees
  • Families with kids
  • Tourists
“Garment District – A Gritty New York Neighborhood“

If you want to get a really good feel for the Garment District, a noisy, crowded, and practically unlivable neighborhood in midtown Manhttan, rent the HBO document Schmatta: Rags to Riches to Rags. It talks about the area’s history as a center for clothing manufacturing and shows in stark detail ... Read more

Debbie1328 • Mar 08, 2012
“Garment District: Great for the Fashion or Home Designer Fan“

The Fashion District has never been my favorite place to visit. It's just ho hum. Yes, you can find some very interesting shops there if you are into design. Materials, buttons, ribbons, rugs, furs, etc. abound here, but they are typically in shops targeting businesses not consumers. Wholesale is... Read more

megagirl • Dec 31, 2011
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Eating-out

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Restaurants (50+)

Fast Food / Pizza / Sandwiches (40)

BBQ Joints (4)

Diners (16)

Salad Places (4)

Food Courts & Trucks (20)

Sport

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Yoga (7)

Gyms / Sport Clubs (50+)

Basketball (1)

Tennis (1)

Football (1)

Swimming (3)

Entertainment

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Bars and Pubs (37)

Nightclubs (14)

Movie Theaters & Theaters (18)

Music Venues (6)

Parks & Gardens (13)

Arts and Museums (50+)

Other

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Shopping (50+)

Beauty Salons (1)

Pharmacies & Doctors' Offices (11)

Dog Run & Pet Services (5)

Laundry & Dry Cleaning (6)

Banks (1)

Playgrounds (5)

Shared Car Services (1)

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