Best neighborhoods in Manhattan

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Carnegie Hill
Ranked 1st best neighborhood in Manhattan

"Carnegie Hill: Fabulous and Quiet if You Can Afford to Live..."

- megagirl
This section of Manhattan is prized because it's quiet, well maintained and ritzy. Many people live in well off high rises here although the quarters may be tight compared to dwellings in the other bo...
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Roosevelt Island
Ranked 2nd best neighborhood in Manhattan

"The best place to live in NYC"

- sam1602
You actually know your neighbors - tons of associations and interest groups. Lovely parks, recreation areas. Spectacular views
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Gramercy Park
Ranked 3rd best neighborhood in Manhattan

"A Beautiful Neighborhood"

- LisaAnnBurke
Gramercy Park is one of the most beautiful areas of Manhattan. It is located in a quiet corner and attracts fewer tourists than the nearby East Village and Soho. The neighborhood is bordered on the so...
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Upper West Side
Ranked 4th best neighborhood in Manhattan
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Central Park
Ranked 5th best neighborhood in Manhattan

"An Oasis of Green Among Gray!"

- LisaAnnBurke
Want a low-cost and fun day in the city? Head over to Central Park. Right in the middle of all those buildings lies one of the greatest treats this city has to offer: a 770 acre park with miles of wal...
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Lenox Hill
Ranked 6th best neighborhood in Manhattan

"A Quiet and Upscale Neighborhood of the Upper East Side"

- LisaAnnBurke
Lenox Hill is a posh neighborhood on the Upper east Side. It runs from about 60th Street up to 77th Street and Fifth Avenue to Lexington Avenue. Some of the most expensive real estate in Manhattan is...
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Lincoln Square
Ranked 7th best neighborhood in Manhattan

"Lincoln Square - Access to Everything"

- Debbie1328
Lincoln Square gets its name from a tiny ‘pocket park’ located where Broadway and Columbus Avenue cross at 66th Street. The park is home to a weekly farmer’s market which is a perfect example of how...
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West Village
Ranked 8th best neighborhood in Manhattan

"Lovely Enclave in Dowtown Manhattan"

- LisaAnnBurke
The West Village is the westernmost part of Greenwich Village. I have never separated the two in my own mind as they flow right into one another.The West Village extends to the Hudson River and contai...
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Kips Bay

4/5
Kips Bay
Ranked 9th best neighborhood in Manhattan

"A Pretty and Quiet Neighborhood, Access to All"

- JamesB8
I really love having access to the waterfront running path and all the cool places around Union Square. It's really amazing how much quieter it is in this area compared to the west side. Compared to m...
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Yorkville

4/5
Yorkville
Ranked 10th best neighborhood in Manhattan

"A Lovely Neighborhood With Affordable Housing"

- LisaAnnBurke
Yorkville is really a sub-section of the Upper East Side. Yorkville is bounded by the East River on the east, Third Avenue to the west and extends from 86th Street to 96th Street, where Spanish Harlem...
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Upper East Side
Ranked 11th best neighborhood in Manhattan

"A Little Bit of Country Right in the City"

- LisaAnnBurke
The Upper East Side has long been the neighborhood for Manhattan's upper crust. It has variously been referred to as the "Gold Coast" of the city and the "Silk Stocking District" this last name derivi...
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Greenwich Village
Ranked 12th best neighborhood in Manhattan

"Something For Everyone"

- LisaAnnBurke
Greenwich Village is one of my favorite areas of Manhattan. It is always hopping 24/7. Where else can you sit out at 3:00 Am on a summer's evening sipping cappuccino with a group of friends? Locate...
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Tribeca

3.5/5
Tribeca
Ranked 13th best neighborhood in Manhattan
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Chelsea

3.5/5
Chelsea
Ranked 14th best neighborhood in Manhattan
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East Village

3.5/5
East Village
Ranked 15th best neighborhood in Manhattan

"New York's Everything with Downtown Attitude"

- CLeigh13
People who love the East Village are probably pretty partial, but to us, this neighborhood is the hub of Manhattan - historically, culturally and socially. The area served as the stage for some of mus...
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Bowery

3.5/5
Bowery
Ranked 16th best neighborhood in Manhattan

"Five years ago: shady drug haven. Now: melting pot of arti..."

- JenMac
A friend of mine moved into the Avalon Bowery (a massive luxury apartment building on 2nd between 1st and Bowery) five years ago; everyone was in a bit of shock upon hearing that she had elected to p...
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SoHo

3.5/5
SoHo
Ranked 17th best neighborhood in Manhattan

"The In Crowd's Hood"

- CLeigh13
There are two types of people consistently in Soho: wealthy young people who live in amazing lofts and eat at Soho's incredible, renowned restaurants, and tourists who come to shop up and down Broadwa...
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Flatiron

3.5/5
Flatiron
Ranked 18th best neighborhood in Manhattan

"A Neighborhood That Has it All"

- LisaAnnBurke
The Flatiron District covers several acres of land the borders of which are Union Square to the south; Sixth Avenue and Chelsea to the west; and Madison Square Park to the north and Gramercy to the ea...
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Stuyvesant Town
Ranked 19th best neighborhood in Manhattan

"Stuy Town: A Tree Lined Town with Lots of Quiet for a City D..."

- megagirl
If you happen to find yourself in the middle of Stuy Town, the one thing you will notice is the peace and quiet. Comprised of apartment buildings with curved roads going through it, Stuy Town is a lov...
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NoHo

3.5/5
NoHo
Ranked 20th best neighborhood in Manhattan

"Noho is a fantastic place to live in the thick of Manhattan"

- AdamS
Noho is a great neighborhood to live in downtown Manhattan that is just north of the very touristy Soho. The name Noho stands for North of Houston (as does Soho which is South of Houston), as Houston...
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