East Village apartments are comprised of a wide variety of living situations, catering to a diverse cross section of tastes. The East Village takes up much of the northeast portion of downtown Manhattan, running from Broadway to the East River and from Houston Street up to 14th Street. Several smaller neighborhoods make up various parts of the Village, such as Alphabet City, the area east of Avenue A that has been considerably gentrified over the years, and NoHo, a small section of southwest East Village that is known for its expensive loft apartments, chic restaurants and fashionable shopping boutiques.
This expansive neighborhood houses an eclectic mix of NYU students, young professionals, families and middle-aged people. Living options vary widely with some doorman buildings sprinkled among a majority of walkups and townhouses. Real estate prices tend to be a bit cheaper, especially as you look further east, and the absence of multiple subways makes the use of buses and walking vital.
The East Village is characterized by an array of restaurants and bars that cannot be found anywhere else. For example, one of the best single blocks in all of NYC for food and drinks is East Seventh Street between 1st Avenue and Avenue A. This block alone offers more than twelve different solid spots, including a Venezuelan arepas café, a cupcake shop, a wine and ceviche bar, a lobster shack and two of the best Japanese and Greek restaurants in the city. For those who like a diverse dining and nightlife experience, this neighborhood may be a perfect match for you.
Avalon Bowery Place I (11 East 1st Street) – A modern mid-rise doorman building with a gym and garage.
The Sky East (636 East 11th Street) – A mid-rise doorman building offering laundry facilities.
Red Square (250 East Houston Street) – A post-war mid-rise doorman elevator building.
One Ten Third (110 Third Avenue) – A modern high-rise concierge condo building offering a gym.
American Felt Building (114 East 13th Street) – A turn-of-the-century mid-rise elevator condo building.
The Saint Mark (115 East 9th Street) – A post-war high-rise doorman elevator building.
Caracas Arepa Bar
The Bourgeois Pig
Astor Wines & Spirits
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