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Living in DUMBO New York

97 Walk Score of DUMBO, New York, NY

DUMBO is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory

Daily errands do not require a car in DUMBO New York.

DUMBO is the 30th most walkable neighborhood in New York with a Walk Score of 97.

Find apartments in New York's most walkable neighborhoods: Little Italy, Bowery and Flatiron District.

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28 East Village 98 96 96 60,375
29 Brooklyn Heights 97 100 85 20,560
30 DUMBO 97 100 87 3,006
31 Prospect Heights 97 100 92 21,765
32 Central Harlem 97 100 77 111,094

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 68 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in DUMBO.

People in DUMBO can walk to an average of 28 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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thumbnail for DumboThe word "DUMBO" actually comes from an acronym that stands for "Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass." #Dumbo offers glorious views of Manhattan, particularly the Manhattan bridge.

Kathleen Patricia Odenthal
on Dumbo

100 Transit Score of DUMBO, New York, NY

DUMBO is a Rider’s Paradise

World-class public transportation. Find DUMBO New York apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

DUMBO has world-class public transportation and about 2 bus lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from DUMBO on public transit.

87 Bike Score of DUMBO, New York, NY

DUMBO is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.


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Photo of The Dumbo Loft in DUMBO, New York

The Dumbo Loft

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Street Art in Dumbo

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Views of the Brooklyn Bridge

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Brooklyn Bridge Park

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Pearl St Pocket Park

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Art Under the Bridge

thumbnail for Brooklyn Ice Cream FactoryThe Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory located in #Dumbo is a local favorite, but people from all over come to Brooklyn just for their ice cream! With fresh made ice cream and a beautiful view, you can't beat the Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory.

Kathleen Patricia Odenthal
on Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory

thumbnail for The Dumbo Loft#Dumbo Brooklyn is full of plenty of apartments, studios, lofts and work spaces for rent and sale throughout the district. This is a popular area for artists and those who work in Manhattan but are looking for a more artsy scene.

Kathleen Patricia Odenthal
on The Dumbo Loft

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Manhattan Bridge

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Front Street Pizza

thumbnail for Street Art in DumboAs numerous as the artists are in #Dumbo, Brooklyn, so are the fantastic murals painted all over this art district. This mural on Adams Street is just one example of a plethora of street art people can find throughout the area.

Kathleen Patricia Odenthal
on Street Art in Dumbo

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