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  • Schools 3/5

"A Great Vibe in a Fun Neighborhood!"

Hell's Kitchen (now called Clinton) used to have a pretty rough reputation. However, since the mid 1990s the area has seen a good deal of gentrification so that the rents of once inexpensive apartments are not rivaling those of more expensive areas with some high rise luxury buildings lining nearly all the avenues. There are also small charming brownstones along the tree lined streets with cute apartments that are more affordable.

The neighborhood has a special vibe and is rich in culture an... Full review
Pros
  • The Flea Market on 39th street between 9th and 10th avenues
  • Many diverse restaurants along 9th avenue
  • Neighborhood vibe
  • Proximity to the theater district
  • The Annual Ninth Avenue Food festival
  • Rich history
Cons
  • Crowded
  • Dirty
  • dingy apartments
  • Noisy
  • terrible grocery stores
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Tourists
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Hipsters
  • Students
  • Trendy & Stylish
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