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"Affordable Rents But Still Sketchy in Spots"

Washington Heights is neighborhood on the far northern part of Manhattan. Washington Heights borders Harlem to the South along 155th Street, Inwood to the North along Dyckman Street, the Hudson River to the West, and Harlem River to the East.

The area offers very affordable rents and large size apartments which makes the area a popular destination for students and young professionals. Because the apartments are so large, many people participate in shares to keep expenses low. While rents are... Full review
Pros
  • affordable rents
  • Many verdant parks abound
  • Gorgeous architecture lines streets like Pine Hurst Avenue, Cabrini Boulevard etc
  • Rich history
  • Stunning views of the Hudson River
  • Cute stretches of shops and restaurants
Cons
  • far from downtown
  • Crime rates continue to be a problem
  • Not much nightlife
  • terrible grocery stores
  • Can be dangerous
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Tourists
  • Students
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