5.2 out of 10

Manhattan Ave, East Palo Alto

37.4606718733347 -122.143298769907
Great for
  • Medical Facilities
  • Eating Out
  • Gym & Fitness
  • Nightlife
  • Resale or Rental Value
Not great for
  • Lack of Traffic
  • Peace & Quiet
  • Schools
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3/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 3/5
  • Safe & Sound 3/5
  • Peace & Quiet 2/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 4/5
  • Shopping Options 4/5
  • Gym & Fitness 4/5
  • Lack of Traffic 1/5
  • Cost of Living 3/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 4/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
  • Schools 2/5
2yrs+

"Silicon Valley Bubble"

In some ways, Manhattan Avenue is a lot like its namesake - filled with tall, shimmering, new buildings at the crossroads of a major traffic hub, it is surrounded by some of the wealthiest neighborhoods in the country on one side (Palo Alto, or Westchester County), and some of the poorest on the other (East Palo Alto, or the Bronx). To put it more literally, Manhattan Avenue is the tiny development in East Palo Alto that is filled with glamorous law firms and the Four Seasons hotel, which exudes its glamor over a town full of people who will probably never be able to afford a night's stay here.

This is both the best and worst location for this kind of hotel - it is close to everything, but at one of the worst traffic junctions off of the 101. The EPA address makes the leases far more affordable, but can be a turnoff to many clients. The complex is the true definition of a bubble.
Pros
  • Safe little bubble
  • Nice buildings
  • Cheaper real estate
Cons
  • Lots of traffic
  • EPA zip code

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Unranked Streets in East Palo Alto

Woodland Ave

2.5/5
"Deceptive"
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Azalia Dr

2.5/5
"Run Down, But Not the Worst"
37.4588495793486 -122.128025685294

Baines St

3.5/5
"Not the EPA that you know..."
37.457628967621 -122.131828055552

Baylor St

2.5/5
"Standard for EPA"
37.474801249699 -122.138055752099

Bell St

2.5/5
"At the corner of dangerous and gentrification..."
37.4656298226122 -122.141594868568

Capitol Ave

2.5/5
"EPA and traffic"
37.460763478244 -122.140502170981

Clarke Ave

2.5/5
"Major EPA Street"
37.4636413505071 -122.134716885427
"Downright Scary"
37.4748027496496 -122.134192750989

Donohoe St

2.5/5
"Busy Street in a Working-Class Neighborhood"
37.4627116587386 -122.141771848904

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