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Consider the ridiculous family tree that makes up New York. New York City reviews Five incredibly unique boroughs (Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, and what’s the last one? Ah, Staten Island) each with their own ever-changing personality and vibe. Now, divide all those boroughs into neighborhoods! Nabes here range from fishing villages to quaint suburbia, from gritty industry to towering glass castles in the sky. There’s a good reason this city never sleeps—there are over 200 nabes to check out. Where to go in New York and Must see in NYC
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  • Soho

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    SoHo, short for “South of Houston Street,” has long been transformed from an historic warehouse district into the city's destination for high-end shopping and residential lofts. SoHo is home to celebrities and because of this reputation and the shopping, the streets are packed with

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  • Carnegie Hill

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    Carnegie Hill is an elegant Upper East Side nabe with beautiful old-world townhouses, well-preserved brownstones, and manicured, tree-lined streets. Named after Andrew Carnegie, Carnegie Hill boasts Museum Mile, home to ten world class museums including the Guggenheim and The Met, as well as a

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  • Mott Haven, The Bronx

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    Flanked to the south by The Major Deegan Expressway, to the east by the Bruckner Expressway, and to the west by the Harlem River, Mott Haven is located at the extreme southern section of the Bronx. Though its proximity to Manhattan makes it convenient

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  • Pomonok, Queens

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    Pomonok, Queens includes the Pomonok housing development and the Electchester cooperative housing project. Both were originally built on top of a golf course, which survived until 1949. Today, Pomonok is a residential neighborhood with family houses and these same large apartment buildings. With parks,

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  • Little Neck, Queens

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    Little Neck is a suburban community on Little Neck Bay in the northeastern part of Queens. The northwestern part of Little Neck overlaps with the neighborhood Douglaston. Little Neck has easy access to Manhattan by train and bus, and close proximity to Long Island.

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  • Gowanus, Brooklyn

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    Gowanus may have been an industrial wasteland in years past, but now new residential developments are filling the empty spaces between Gowanus' longstanding warehouses and modest rowhouses. Gradually being liberated from the stigma of its once infamously polluted man-made canal, Gowanus has become a

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  • Lenox Hill

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    A finely manicured pocket nabe in the Upper East Side, Lenox Hill lives up to the UES rep: primarily residential and incredibly pristine streets that boast Upper Manhattan’s sophisticated vibe. Residents here enjoy local shops and eateries, but the best draw of this nabe

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  • New York, New York!

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    My trip to New York reveals great wisdom and knowledge … and the exact location of Fifth Avenue.
    My husband and I just got home from a trip to fabulous New York City. It was my first visit, and I've come home filled with all sorts of new ideas and …

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  • Hell’s Kitchen

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    Hell's Kitchen has long recovered from its reputation as a Manhattan slum to become a great residential nabe. Some folks in the area have tried to re-brand this nabe “Clinton,” but locals are holding on to the “Hell's Kitchen” name (it's so much cooler,

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  • Fresh Meadows, Queens

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    Fresh Meadows is a nice neighborhood in northeastern Queens bordered by Auburndale,Oakland Gardens, Jamaica Estates, and Utopia. This suburban neighborhood includes a mixture of single family homes and duplexes. Fresh Meadows is a haven for those looking for the security of a small, tight-knit

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  • Bay Ridge, Brooklyn

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    Bay Ridge is a neighborhood in southwest Brooklyn bordered by Upper New York Bay and the residential nabe, Dyker Heights. Bay Ridge is home to a higher than average number of multi-generational families, which gives the nabe a strong sense of local pride and

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  • Midwood Park, Brooklyn

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    Midwood Park is a small Brooklyn neighborhood adjacent to Fiske Terrace known for its Victorian homes and countryside atmosphere. Many newcomers move to Midwood Park in order to enjoy the benefits of living in New York City while having a garage and a backyard

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  • Pelham Parkway, The Bronx

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    Named after the wide, tree-lined road that cuts through it, Pelham Parkway is a quiet residential neighborhood served by the 2 and 5 lines. Known for its community center Bronx House, Pelham Parkway is also prized for its proximity to The Bronx Zoo and

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  • Greenwood Heights, Brooklyn

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    Greenwood Heights is a quiet Brooklyn nabe named after the historical Greenwood Cemetery. Bordered by South Slope to the south and Bush Terminal to the west, the area is known for its eclectic wood-frame houses and a recent influx of condominiums.
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  • Tribeca

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    Tribeca, also known as the “Triangle Below Canal” is located southwest of SoHo and is one of the most highly-desired nabes in the city. Once an industrial nabe, Tribeca experienced a flux of artsy folk back in the 70s and has since transformed into

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  • Washington Heights

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    Washington Heights occupies the narrow, northern tip of Manhattan Island and has recently been attracting artists in addition to the established community that forms the basis of the nabe. An up-and-coming nabe, Washington Heights is perfect for those looking for an escape from downtown

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  • Neponsit, Queens

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    Rockaway Peninsula is a small, prestigious community that enjoys waterfront access in southern Queens. With very strict zoning laws, you'll only find single-family homes. The entire 4×8 block community is centered around beach living. Each street name begins with the word “Beach” and much

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  • Woodhaven, Queens

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    Woodhaven sits just outside of Brooklyn in southwest Queens. This is a a semi-suburban nabe lined with Victorian and Colonial homes that are considered to be some of the oldest and most well-preserved in the borough. Woodhaven is a primarily residential neighborhood bisected by

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  • Kew Gardens, Queens

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    Named after the British Kew Botanic Gardens, the triangular community of Kew Gardens was designed around its namesake park. At one time, Kew Gardens locals called Charlie Chaplin their neighbor. Though the community of Kew Gardens is welcoming in new rental buildings and new

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  • Morrisania, The Bronx

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    Located firmly within the South Bronx, south of the Cross Bronx Expressway and north of East 161st Street, Morrisania in the present day is much-improved from its condition during the 1970s. The area is served by the 2 line.

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  • Hudson Heights

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    Hudson Heights is a pleasant Washington Heightspocket nabe nestled alongside the Hudson River (thus the name) in upper Manhattan. Bragging rights go to Hudson Heights for having the highest elevation in NY. Streets here are tree lined and filled with apartment high rises and a nice selection of locally …

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  • Alphabet City

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    This pocket nabe in the East Village gets its name from the single letter monikers of its avenues. Renowned for being a grittier bohemian enclave in the already super-bohemian East Village, Alphabet City was once home to thousands of struggling artists and musicians. Currently

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  • East Harlem

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    East Harlem, the eastern part of Harlem, is a tight-knit neighborhood, with deep traditions and a strong community. East Harlem is alternately known as Spanish Harlem, or El Barrio. In recent years property values and rents have begun to rise, and new luxury condominiums

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  • Hunts Point, The Bronx

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    Dominated by industrial buildings, Hunts Point's comparatively scant residential offerings are found primarily in its north side. On its southern end are the large structures used to house the New York City Terminal Market, the Hunts Point Cooperative Market, the massive Hunts Point Food

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  • Van Nest, The Bronx

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    This quaint Bronx nabe is filled with small homes and tenement buildings—an eclectic mix of brick and Queen Anne designs. Residents here enjoy access to Van Nest Park: home to green space, a playground, and even a war monument.

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  • Wakefield, The Bronx

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    Bordering Westchester, Wakefield is the Bronx's most northern neighborhood. Quiet and calm, the nabe is served by the White Plains Road strip of shops. Adventurous shoppers are also just short ride away from the Yonkers-area Cross County Shopping mall. Wakefield is served by the

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  • Mapleton, Brooklyn

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    Mapleton is a residential neighborhood in southwest Brooklyn between Bensonhurst and Borough Park. This heavily populated suburbia is chock full of single and two-family homes with driveways and yards (ooh la la!). Serviced by the N and F Lines, the nabe is just under

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  • Marble Hill, The Bronx

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    Simultaneously a member of two boroughs (seriously, residents are listed in both Bronx and Manhattan phone books) Marble Hill is a curious enclave filled mostly with single-family homes. Residents find Marble Hill's proximity to Manhattan super-convenient. Marble Hill is served by the 1 train

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  • 6 Things Everyone Should Know About The Real Estate Consumer

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    We published a new white paper, The Demand for Better Neighborhood Information: A Consumer Perspective.

    While the real estate industry has been adopting new local data solutions that attempt to provide neighborhood context, consumers have still been telling us that they are unsatisfied with the available offerings. To understand …

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