Midtown

Manhattan

Summary

Median rental price: $3,300, min $1,100 - max $150,000

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 17 subway stops and these subway lines:

Crime level

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Higher, rank #6 of all neighborhoods

Noise level

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Average, rank #16 of all neighborhoods

Neighboorhood Reviews

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Great for

  • Internet Access
  • Safe & Sound
  • Resale or Rental Value
  • Clean & Green
  • Childcare

Not great for

  • Parking
  • Nightlife
  • Cost of Living
  • Lack of Traffic
  • Shopping Options

Who lives here?

  • Professionals
  • Retirees
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Tourists
“Turtle Bay – Beautiful Buildings and ‘The Beautiful People’ in Midtown“

Turtle Bay residents LOVE their neighborhood...and I do, too. It’s filled with interesting people and things to do, not to mention some of the most stunning blocks of brownstones that you’ll find anywhere in Manhattan. There are also walkups, doorman mid rises and luxury high rise buildings. Thes... Read more

Debbie1328 • Mar 19, 2012
“Turtle Bay: A Clean Neighborhood Close to the United Nations“

Some neighborhoods make you say Wow, and others seems like byways to get to other neighborhoods Turtle Bay is a byway for me. Although I think the United Nations is impressive as an institution and as a complex, the surrounding neighborhood doesn't do anything for me. Yes it has nice buildings (n... Read more

megagirl • Jan 01, 2012
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Eating-out

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Restaurants (50+)

Fast Food / Pizza / Sandwiches (50+)

BBQ Joints (2)

Diners (15)

Salad Places (15)

Gastropubs (4)

Food Courts & Trucks (28)

Sport

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Yoga (7)

Gyms / Sport Clubs (50+)

Tennis (3)

Swimming (1)

Entertainment

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Bars and Pubs (50+)

Nightclubs (6)

Movie Theaters & Theaters (11)

Music Venues (2)

Parks & Gardens (12)

Arts and Museums (14)

Other

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Shopping (50+)

Beauty Salons (1)

Pharmacies & Doctors' Offices (20)

Dog Run & Pet Services (6)

Laundry & Dry Cleaning (3)

Banks (14)

Playgrounds (3)

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