Welcome to West Village

The West Village is a destination for shopping, nightlife, and daytime strolls along winding streets. With colonial brownstones, towering trees, and stylish residents, the West Village can sometimes feel like a real-life New York City movie set.

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chic, brownstones, affluent, shopper's paradise, walkups, great people watching, pricey, trendy, sophisticated, bohemian, tight apartment spaces, kid-friendly, for foodies, 1/2/3 train, cozy

LOCATED IN DOWNTOWN MANHATTAN

Commute Times
Columbus Circle 23m by train, 16m by car
Grand Central 24m by train, 14m by car
Union Square 22m by train, 5m by car
Wall Street 24m by train, 13m by car
Nearest Subways
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Boundaries
East to West Sixth Avenue to West St.
North to South 14th St. to W. Houston
Nearby Neighborhoods Chelsea, Greenwich Village, and Soho

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West village:
A beloved pocket of lower Manhattan.

The West Village has been the center of bohemian lifestyle since the early 1900s when it was a favorite of writers like Allen Ginsberg and artists like Diane Arbus. Its nooks and crannies held bookstores and cafes that inspired and delighted the city’s great thinkers.

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What to expect:
Those who want a neighborhood that’s mellow and laid-back, but never dull.

The West Village is filled with picturesque blocks reminiscent of photos from an old NYC scrapbook.
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It feels like every resident has a favorite coffee shop, pub, or stoop to pass the time on.
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The lifestyle:
Lazy strolls along the tree-lined streets and stylish cafes at every criss-crossed corner.

Cobblestone streets and greenery make the West Village feel like an intimate, communal neighborhood.
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There are barely any office buildings, so streets are peaceful and serene during the week.
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For foodies, West Village has it all - lazy brunches, indulgent dinners, and late night snacks.
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What not to expect:
Affordable housing, nightlife, and restaurants.

The neighborhood is fairly expensive, and finding an affordable home can be difficult.
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The market:
Brownstones, mid-rise co-ops, and walkups. Low vacancy rates lead to a high demand for inventory.

The West Village is known for its stunning brownstones, co-ops, and condos.
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You'll fall in love with:
The small-town European vibe.

You’ll fall in love with the effortless grace of the West Village and its residents - especially those on four legs.
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That's why once you move in you probably won't ever want to leave.
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