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A self-contained neighborhood with easy access to the rest of the city.
Studio / 1 BR
58% Complete
3,317
2 Bedrooms
75% Complete
4,272
3 Bedrooms
100% Complete
5,711
4 Bedrooms
0% Complete
N/A

Good For
  • Empty nesters / Retirees
  • Families
  • Professionals

 

What's around
  • 5 Nightlife options
  • 18 Fitness options
  • 42 Shops
  • 67 Restaurants
  • 10 Grocery stores/markets
  • 8 Banks

 


PUBLIC TRANSITExcellent

WALKABILITYExcellent
Safety

Stuyvesant Town has a below average violent crime rate and an average property crime rate for New York City.

  WHAT’S LIVING IN Stuyvesant Town LIKE?

You could say that Stuyvesant Town (or just 'Stuy Town' to locals) is some of the most coveted real estate in New York. In 2006 this 80-acre complex of apartments was sold for USD $5.4 billion to a real estate firm and its partners. Then in 2015 it sold again to a private equity giant for $5.3 billion. Clearly, companies want to own this piece of land.

Stuyvesant Town was built as middle class housing just after World War II. There are 110 residential buildings that also include basic necessities like dry cleaners and pharmacies. Parks, playgrounds, and sports courts are interspersed between the buildings. This is an exclusively residential complex but you'll find plenty of shops and restaurants along its borders.

Stuyvesant Town is bordered on the north by Kips Bay, on the east by the East River, on the south by the East Village, and on the west by Gramercy Park.

 

Commute:
Wall Street: 3.5 miles / 10-25 minutes by car / 30-40 minutes by transit
Rockefeller Center: 3 miles / 15-30 minutes by car / 25-35 minutes by transit
Jersey City: 8.5 miles / 25-50 minutes by car / 35-40 minutes by transit

Stuyvesant Town New York City Neighborhood Photo

 

Local Flavor   Stuyvesant Town LOCAL schools

PK-8 GRADES
Immaculate Conception School
Parent Rating:
Type:Private
Distance:0.11 mi
6-12 GRADES
East Side Community School
Parent Rating:
Type:Public
Distance:0.14 mi
9-12 GRADES
High School for Health Professions & Human Services
Parent Rating:
Type:Public
Distance:0.20 mi
6-12 GRADES
Institute For Collaborative Education
Parent Rating:
Type:Public
Distance:0.20 mi
PK-2, 4-8, 10-11 GRADES
Ps 226
Parent Rating:
Type:Public
Distance:0.20 mi

 

Photo Credits: Thanks to @erinmuses, @fivestuycafe, @dumasderauly, @samarieberg, @dayoung_ny, @melissanadel, and @noblierose for your great photos of this neighborhood! 

 

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