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The heart of America's financial services industry quiets down after dark.
Studio / 1 BR
37% Complete
3,250
2 Bedrooms
68% Complete
5,942
3 Bedrooms
100% Complete
8,750
4 Bedrooms
0% Complete
N/A

Good For
  • Professionals
  • Singles

 

What's around
  • 92 Fitness options
  • 546 Restaurants
  • 537 Shops
  • 7 Schools
  • 19 Grocery stores/markets
  • 120 Banks
  • 70 Nightlife options

 


PUBLIC TRANSITExcellent

WALKABILITYExcellent
Safety

The Financial District has a low violent crime rate and a below average property crime rate for New York City.

  WHAT’S LIVING IN Financial District LIKE?

The Financial District – sometimes abbreviated to FiDi – is the epicenter of business in New York City. Wall Street, the New York Stock Exchange, the famous bull statue, the new World Trade Center…it's all here. This neighborhood is full of financial services companies, skyscrapers, and people in dark suits.

It wasn’t long ago that this area would become a ghost town after the working day ended and people went back to their homes elsewhere. But in recent years tons of money has been invested in the area, bringing in new Starchitect-designed residential buildings, restaurants, and shops, and it's become an appealing place to live, particularly for those who work nearby.

This is a cultural hub for New York, as well. You've got the rebuilt World Trade Center, the 9/11 museum and memorial, Trinity Church (the oldest in Manhattan), the revolutionary era Fraunces Tavern, National Museum of the American Indian, and the historic South Street Seaport, whose cobblestone streets are home to a mall, exhibition space, boutiques, and restaurants. When you're in the mood for something mellower you can walk over to Battery Park and watch the ferries shuttle tourists to the Statue of Liberty.

The Financial District is bordered on the north by Tribeca and Civic Center, on the east and south by the East River, and on the west by Battery Park City.

 

Commute:
Wall Street: 0.3 miles / 5 minutes walking
Rockefeller Center: 6.5 miles / 20-40 minutes by car / 25-35 minutes by transit
Jersey City: 8 miles / 20-45 minutes by car / 20-25 minutes by transit

Financial District New York City Neighborhood Photo

 

Local Flavor   Financial District LOCAL schools

6 GRADES
Nyc Charter School Of The Arts
Parent Rating:
Type:Charter
Distance:0.03 mi
6-12 GRADES
Capital Prep (Cp) Harlem Charter
Parent Rating:
Type:Charter
Distance:0.03 mi
9-12 GRADES
Leadership And Public Service High School
Parent Rating:
Type:Public
Distance:0.08 mi
9-12 GRADES
High School Of Economics And Finance
Parent Rating:
Type:Public
Distance:0.08 mi
PK-12 GRADES
Leman Manhattan Preparatory School
Parent Rating:
Type:Private
Distance:0.20 mi

 

Local Flavor   Financial District Local Flavor

Trinity Church
Trinity Church 120 BROADWAY, NEW YORK, NY 10271 MAP
www.trinitywallstreet.org

Built in 1697, this is one of the oldest churches in the city. Many notable people from New York's history are buried in the cemetery.

Les Halles
Les Halles 15 JOHN ST, NEW YORK, NY 10038 MAP
http://leshalles.net

This French steakhouse has been around since 1991 and is a go-to spot for Wall Streeters.

9/11 Memorial
9/11 Memorial 180 GREENWICH ST, NEW YORK, NY 10007 MAP
www.911memorial.org

This memorial and museum tell the story of the worst terrorist attack on U.S. soil, including what happened on 9/11 and the events leading up to that day.

Luke's Lobster
Luke's Lobster 26 S WILLIAM ST, NEW YORK, NY 10004 MAP
www.lukeslobster.com

Lobster rolls are in demand at this restaurant chain that uses sustainably harvested seafood.

Photo Credits: Thanks to @dssanjay, @priscilla_grace, @grown.sinatra, and @jabongermino for your great photos of this neighborhood! 

 

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