Financial District is a neighborhood in New York City, New York with a population of 30,246. Financial District is in New York County and is one of the best places to live in New York. Living in Financial District offers residents a dense urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Financial District there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Financial District and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Financial District are above average.
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The Financial District is a great place if you are interested in living in proximity to dense and bustling Manhattan without necessarily living in it. Unlike the rest of Manhattan which can be a bit dense and overwhelming FiDi is much more relaxed and spread out. There are less people and less crowded streets. Traffic quiets down significantly after 5pm. Because the island of Manhattan tapers towards the south the land is not as wide and you feel as if you are surrounded by the river on numerous sides. I like that several subway lines converge in the part of the city providing easy and quick access to anywhere else. There is a bit of tourism but nothing bothersome. Attractions in the area are the South Street Seaport, Stone Street restaurants/bars/pubs, Trinity Church, The World Trade Center & Oculus, and Battery Park. Generally I like living there because there is enough business and entertainment to satisfy you and you quickly get to other parts of the city for even better options.
Great place, very shady so there is usually a nice breeze and the fulton center is great. Only downside is not being able to control who exactly is on the streets.. There can be some strange people wandering the streets, but it is a cool place.
The Financial District is very unique in that is not like stereotypical New York City. It is inhabited by a lot of business people and college students, and has its own little neighborhood feel. A lot of the stores in this area close rather early, though, an issue for the typical New Yorker. It's like its own environment yet still in extremely close proximity to everything you'd need to access.
A great place to live.
A great place to live.