4.9 out of 10

Baxter St, Little Italy

40.7188103772158 -73.9985129876361
Great for
  • Neighborly Spirit
  • Cost of Living
  • Lack of Traffic
  • Public Transport
  • Safe & Sound
Not great for
  • Eating Out
  • Gym & Fitness
  • Nightlife
  • Parking
  • Parks & Recreation
Who lives here?
  • Retirees
  • Hipsters
  • Students


3/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 4/5
  • Safe & Sound 3/5
  • Clean & Green 2/5
  • Pest Free 2/5
  • Peace & Quiet 2/5
  • Eating Out 1/5
  • Nightlife 1/5
  • Parks & Recreation 1/5
  • Shopping Options 1/5
  • Gym & Fitness 1/5
  • Lack of Traffic 3/5
  • Parking 1/5
  • Cost of Living 3/5
  • Public Transport 3/5

"A little, uneventful street"

Baxter Street is a little run of a street that doesn't have quite the cache of other streets in the neighborhood. There aren't really any Italian restaurants (or any restaurants for that matter) and there isn't much of a nightlife scene (not that there is much of one in the neighborhood). But, that makes the street a little quieter which is nice for the residents. It's a cute little street with really old apartments and really old residents. It's not quiet by any stretch of the imagination, but it is more so than neighboring streets. It looks pretty old world and the apartments are predominantly walk ups, so people with babies or problems walking up six flights of stairs probably won't find a desirable place here. But, it's not a bad street to live on.
There's a landmark building on the corner of Grand that was built as a guild for people that didn't fit into other guilds --it's called Odd Fellows Hall which I think is pretty funny. There's a public school across the street and one of the few condo with elevator buildings on the other corner at Hester.
The block below has another small condo building, a coffee shop, a church and a bank. That's really all there is to the street before it runs into Chinatown. This isn't really a street for young people but because everything south of Grand is a bit shoddier than everything north of Grand, more established people don't want to live here. It's a weird mix but it's so close to a lot of things to do that I think it'll be pretty popular shortly.
  • Quieter than other Little Italy streets
  • Nothing to do here
  • A little run down
Recommended for
  • Retirees
  • Hipsters
  • Students

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