Civic Center

Manhattan

Summary

Median rental price: $3,700, min $2,850 - max $14,000

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 #101 of all neighborhoods

Noise level

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Higher, rank #6 of all neighborhoods

Neighboorhood Reviews

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Great for

  • Public Transport
  • Internet Access
  • Medical Facilities
  • Schools
  • Parks & Recreation

Not great for

  • Nightlife
  • Parking
  • Lack of Traffic
  • Peace & Quiet
  • Shopping Options

Who lives here?

  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Tourists
“Civic Center - Fabulous Buildings, But Not Much More“

Civic Center is an interesting and somewhat unknown area of Manhattan. Like many of the neighborhoods in proximity to the site of the former World Trade Center, it is a closely knit community of people who were brought together after the September 11th attacks. A Civic Center Residents Coalition ... Read more

Debbie1328 • Feb 26, 2012
“Civic Center: Boring area.. unless you love court houses.“

The Civic Center of Manhattan is not what pops out to me when I think of NYC. But it's there! We all have to go there as residents sometime if we have to serve our time on a jury. It's a named street area so it's confusing. And the buildings are huge and well, ugly. You may be able to take a nice... Read more

megagirl • Dec 31, 2011
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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