Featured in the New York Times: Stuyvesant Town: An Oasis Near the East River
Featured in the New York Times: Stuyvesant Town: An Oasis Near the East River

StuyTown was recently featured in The New York Times, touting its uniqueness as a large apartment complex in the heart of downtown Manhattan. StuyTown offers a quiet community feel, away from the chaos of NYC, along with 80 acres of grass and trees overlooking the East River. To read the full article on StuyTown, click here. 

Below is a summary of The New York Times article, featured on August 10th, 2016.

Inside StuyTown

The Stuyvesant Town perimeter is marked by First Avenue, Avenue C, 14th Street and 23rd Street. Inside is 80 acres of greenery, quiet interior roads, and a central fountain that symbolizes the heart of the community. The property is also pet friendly and buzzing with activity. With over 11,000 apartments and almost 30,000 people, StuyTown is a neighborhood in itself.

StuyTown has its own public safety force, sanitation and snow removal crews, fitness center, café, and greenmarket. Events regularly hosted on the property include movie nights on the central “Oval Lawn,” live musical performances, and in the winter one of the recreational spaces is converted into a private ice rink. There are other recreational facilities for residents to use like playgrounds, basketball & volleyball courts, and wide open grass spaces to relax on.

Grocery stores, a hardware store, dry cleaners, wine shops, and several restaurants line the outer boundaries of StuyTown offering residents the ultimate convenience.

The Cost of Living in StuyTown

StuyTown rentals are more affordable than comparable units in the area. A 745 square foot one bedroom apartment will cost approximately $3,100/month, with units up to five bedrooms and two bathrooms fetching around $7,200/month. Apartments can be rented directly through the on-site leasing office, offering prospective residents a respite from broker fees. Units in StuyTown are larger than the average Manhattan apartment, and there are large windows to let in lots of natural light.

Schools and Transportation

Stuyvesant Town is divided into two school districts, District 1 and District 2. Good schools in District 1 include Public School 364 for pre-k to grade 5, and the East Side Community High school for grades 6 to 12. For District 2, popular elementary schools include Public School 40 for pre-k to grade 5, Middle School 104 for grades 6 to 8, and Baruch College Campus High School for grades 9-12.

Nearby subway stops include the L train at 14th street and 1st Avenue which connects to many other lines in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Bus routes serving the StuyTown area include the M9, M14, M15 Select Bus, and M23.

Thinking of Making StuyTown Your Home?

If you are thinking of making StuyTown your next home, then you have made a great choice! As Manhattan’s largest apartment complex, StuyTown holds a special place in NYC and its rich history. Read about it here in The New York Times!  All of StuyTown’s apartments are no fee and pet friendly with modern finishes. To inquire about availability, contact the leasing office or call 877.774.1849.