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  • Childcare 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Cost of Living 2/5
  • Eating Out 3/5
  • Gym & Fitness 5/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 3/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
  • Neighborly Spirit 3/5
  • Nightlife 2/5
  • Parking 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Pest Free 3/5
  • Public Transport 2/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Shopping Options 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Schools 5/5

"The Silk Stocking District"

New York City’s Upper East Side is the original “chi –chi” neighborhood of the Big Apple which has also been known as “Gold Coast” or the “Silk Stocking district” through the ages. The Upper East Side is home to some of New York City’s priciest real estate which hosts some of the city’s oldest and wealthiest families. A favorite of the celluloid world, the Upper East Side has featured as a background in various TV shows and movies, for instance Carrie Bradshaw of Sex in the City fame is believed... Full review
  • clean, tree lined streets and avenues
  • Good schooling options both private and public
  • Reasonable rentals east of Third Avenue
  • Gorgeous apartments
  • Grand apartments
  • Luxurious shopping
  • Safe - most buildings have doormen
  • The park
  • Needs better subway connections with the rest of the city
  • Dead at night
  • Expensive!
  • Not much nightlife
  • Staid, a bit stodgy
  • Stuffy
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
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