7.8 out of 10

7 Ave, Garment District

Ranked 1st best street in Garment District
40.7525627737322 -73.9894852779971
Great for
  • Shopping Options
  • Public Transport
  • Eating Out
  • Internet Access
  • Nightlife
Not great for
  • Cost of Living
  • Lack of Traffic
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Who lives here?
  • Singles
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Tourists

Reviews

5/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 3/5
  • Safe & Sound 3/5
  • Clean & Green 3/5
  • Pest Free 3/5
  • Peace & Quiet 2/5
  • Eating Out 3/5
  • Nightlife 4/5
  • Parks & Recreation 2/5
  • Shopping Options 5/5
  • Gym & Fitness 3/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 2/5
  • Parking 3/5
  • Cost of Living 3/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 3/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
  • Medical Facilities 2/5
  • Schools 2/5
  • Childcare 2/5
2yrs+

"Fashion Center of the World"

I would call Fashion Ave in NYC the fashion place of the world. It is here that everything that deals with or is associated with fashion can be found. Just take a walk down the Avenue and you will see store after store of fashion clothing. Many stores cell old-fashioned clothes, while there are stores that sell new stuff.

If you like fashion, you will like Fashion Ave. Just bring plenty of cash or your credit card, because you never know when you will find something you like.
Pros
  • Plenty of stores
  • Plenty of restaurants
Cons
  • Too busy at times
  • Too many people at times
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Tourists
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Hipsters
  • Trendy & Stylish
4/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 3/5
  • Clean & Green 3/5
  • Peace & Quiet 3/5
  • Eating Out 5/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Shopping Options 5/5
  • Gym & Fitness 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 3/5
  • Cost of Living 1/5
2yrs+

"7th Avenue -- separates the really expensive village from the really really expensive village"

7th ave is the de facto divider between Greenwich and the less desirable part of the West Village (to the east of 7th) and the very quiet and picturesque West Village that requires a whole lot more money to live in. 7th Avenue only travels southbound and it's not quite as commercial as 6th Avenue. Some of the most popular and best restaurants downtown / in the entire city live on 7th Ave.
Morandi is on the corner of 7th and Waverly and it has great food and it is always packed (albeit, it's usually packed with Eurotrash). So, I go at off times. Five guys boasts the best burgers in NYC and they really do have a burger to be reckoned with (7th and Bleecker). Mercadito Village is one of my favorite Mexican places in the city. They have a lovely brunch and great drinks. They're not the cheapest in the world, but it's great to sit outside and people watch on 7th with an order of spicy shrimp tacos -- they are ridiculous. . . as is the guacamole.
For some bizarre reason, I really like the Barnes and Noble on 7th as well. It's really small and it just doesn't feel like a Barnes and Noble. There's hardly ever anyone in this particular store and because of the size and layout, it seems just too appropriate as a Village bookshop.
Bobo is on the corner of w 10th and 7th. This place is just the coolest! It's a great restaurant / bar that used to be a house. And, it still looks just as the house did. The upstairs dining room still has a grand fireplace and a lovely back patio. The place is dark and cozy and you feel like you have been transported back 100 years while you dine.
South 7th Ave is great because it retains a sort of neighborhood street vibe even though it is one of the city's major thoroughfares.
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
4/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 4/5
  • Safe & Sound 2/5
  • Clean & Green 2/5
  • Pest Free 3/5
  • Peace & Quiet 2/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 4/5
  • Parks & Recreation 2/5
  • Shopping Options 4/5
  • Gym & Fitness 3/5
  • Internet Access 4/5
  • Lack of Traffic 2/5
  • Cost of Living 2/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 4/5
  • Public Transport 3/5
  • Medical Facilities 3/5
  • Schools 3/5
  • Childcare 3/5
2yrs+

"It's all about fashion!"

It is all about sweet old fashion on Fashion Ave. You can enjoy innumerable amount of famous boutiques, clothes from famous designers. Great place for fashion lovers and shopping lovers! If you want to learn more about new and upcoming trends - you should visit it! Overall the street is busy, it is also rich on restaurants and bars!
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
4/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 2/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 3/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 5/5
  • Nightlife 5/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 5/5
  • Gym & Fitness 4/5
  • Internet Access 4/5
  • Lack of Traffic 2/5
  • Cost of Living 2/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 4/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 5/5
2yrs+

"all about my neighbor hood"

well i live on 7th ave and 110th street close to central park great through out the year ice skating ring near by, you can walk your dogs during the spring time, and summer is the best celebreties are always running and walking by. you can go hiking with your friends and its a great place to read a book lots of park cops for your safety and the nice clean atmosphere to be in.
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
4/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 3/5
  • Safe & Sound 3/5
  • Clean & Green 2/5
  • Pest Free 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 1/5
  • Eating Out 3/5
  • Nightlife 4/5
  • Parks & Recreation 3/5
  • Shopping Options 3/5
  • Gym & Fitness 3/5
  • Internet Access 3/5
  • Lack of Traffic 2/5
  • Parking 3/5
  • Cost of Living 1/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 3/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
  • Medical Facilities 3/5
  • Schools 3/5
  • Childcare 3/5
2yrs+

"Busy Avenue for Busy New Yorkers"

Of all the sections of the city, I would have to say 7th Ave, especially from Penn Station at the corner of W 31st to the end of W 34th St, the street is mostly wall-to-wall people. Traffic is so hard to get through the cops have to patrol the area. And it is very noisy there. The one advantage to consumers is there are a ton of stores to shop at.

If you don't mind the heavy crowds, hunking horns, and the loudness of the people, and you do have deep pockets, it is not a bad area to be, especially at night.
Pros
  • Plenty of stores
  • Plenty of restaurants
  • Plenty of office buildings
Cons
  • Too busy at times
  • Too many people at times
  • Too loud of noise
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Tourists
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Hipsters
  • Students
  • Trendy & Stylish
3/5
2yrs+

"Remember to stay in fashion"

Whether you like Fashion Avenue or not will probably depend on how much of a people person you are. I love watching the hustle and bustle of people moving about and the situation of this street gives the prime opportunity to do this. Whether its tourists rushing to the Empire State Building, shoppers going to Macys or average New Yorkers going about their daily business, all kinds of people come by here and the sense of chaos and mess is fantastic if you like unpredictability.
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
4/5
2yrs+

"A great stop on the magical mystery tour"

Anything situated close to Central Park is going to be of value and interest but for music lovers, Seventh Avenue is all about Carnegie Hall. Hailing from Scotland, the legacy of Andrew Carnegie is something to be proud of but the musical history of Carnegie Hall outstrips even his tales. The venue stands as one of the famous landmarks of the Beatles early US career and is a great stop off for anyone wanting a Fab Four tinged look at New York. The building itself is in fantastic condition but it’s the sense of history that really helps Carnegie Hall stand out.
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Retirees
5/5
2yrs+

"The Neon Lights are Pretty"

Times Square is probably one of my favorite areas in New York City. One of my fondest memories of living in New York was experiencing the first snowfall of the winter two years ago, at 2am, on 7th avenue and 42nd street. The snowflakes glowed iridescent against the backdrop of the flashing advertisements; it was quite possibly magical. Within Times Square, I have a huge preference for 7th avenue over Broadway. Perhaps because of the way the avenue turns, but also perhaps because of Ruby Foo’s, a fun, chic, delicious Asian Fusion restaurant that has some of the most interesting Sushi in the city. (The roll with Papaya is quite tantalizing!) Furthermore 7th avenue is easier to maneuver by foot, and tends to be somewhat less crowded than its twin pathway.
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
4/5
2yrs+

"Fabulous Fashion Ave"

7th Avenue in Manhattan has earned the nickname "Fashion Avenue" for several reasons. Outfitted with a large stone structure of a man at a sewing table, it has been a tourist attraction and a marvel even for those who travel along it daily. The smell of Starbucks roasted ice coffee fills the sweet summer air, as shoppers, sightseers and businessmen and women hustle along to their destinations.

On this lovely strip, several small cafe's stand with their doors wide open ready and willing to accept customers; some of the best food in New York City just beyond the threshold. The street is never quiet, busy with people, but it is always a great place to go if you need something to do; such as shopping or being amused at ordinary people who really believe they are celebrities.Quite the accessible street with many subway stops on almost every corner. Madison Square Garden is on this avenue, and i stop and stare even though I've seen it about a dozen times.

And of course...there is the fashion. 7th avenue is infamous for it's incredible stores and boutiques, hence the name. But it's not only about the stores; it's about the people. The vibe that one gets once they walk onto the avenue. Its an incredible place to visit, to feel good, and revisit.
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
4/5
2yrs+

"Seventh is Home to Loehmann's. What Else Matters?"

Whenever I go to New York City, I make at least one trip up to the Bronx, and it's not for the Yankees! Instead, I have to make my pilgrimmage to Loehmann's, the oldest and coolest discount fashion store in New York, America... or maybe even the whole world. It's a real part of New York's history and cool-factor.

The Bronx isn't the sexiest part of New York, but between Loehmann's and the other big stores on Seventh Ave, I can always have fun here. Every time I come to this street, I end up with a big bag from the Back Room.
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
3/5
2yrs+

"A Busy living"

This place is quite a busy place to live in mainly because of the Rockefeller Center . The area around is quiet commercial since you can find all sortta dine in , shops, plays and many more here.
When i went there it was tooo crowdy that i hardly could enjoy. I should have taken some advice before going there and someone forgot to mention to me that it's way too crowded to be enjoyable
Recommended for
  • Singles
5/5
2yrs+

"Lucky Number Seventh"

How could I give Lucky Number Seventh Street anything but five stars? This is a busy little area, but it is so worth while to visit. It is close to the Rockefeller Center, which is a must if you are a tourist. It also has tons of little clothing and garment shops shattered about the length of it. Also, it would be a great place for any aspiring fashion designer to set up their home base.
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Retirees
4/5
2yrs+

"The New and Relocated New York City Flea Market"

For many years New Yorkers have been lucky to be able to shop at a wide variety of Flea Markets. The eclectic population of Manhattan makes it likely you'll find nearly anything at a Manhattan Flean Market. In my opinion the best Flea Market in New York is located along W. 39th Street between 9th and 10th Ave. The Flea Market Operates year round on Saturday and Sundays from 6:30 Am til 6:00 Pm. This is a great flea market you'll be pleasently surprised.
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
4/5
2yrs+

"Don't miss this street if you are a Tourist"

7th Avenue is the heart of NYC. It's one of the most "alive" streets I have visited worldwide, and I highly recommend it to anyone visiting the great city of New York.
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees

Best Streets in Garment District

1

7 Ave

4/5
"Fashion Center of the World"
40.7525627737322 -73.9894852779971
2

West 40 St

3.5/5
"Summer fun street"
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3

8 Ave

3/5
"The Minnesota Strip in New York City????"
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4

West 34th St

3/5
""Hustle and Bustle of New York""
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5

West 37th St

2/5
"Same ol' Same"
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6

West 33 St

2/5
"Busy but worth it. "
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7

West 31 St

2/5
"Convenient, But Loud and Dirty"
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8

West 36 St

2/5
"Shop Till You Drop"
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9

West 38th St

1.5/5
"Check Out The New Apartments on W. 38th Street"
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10

West 35 St

1.5/5
"Rather drab and uneventful"
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