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Living in Gowanus New York

Gowanus is the 40th most walkable neighborhood in New York with 5,661 residents.

Gowanus has world-class public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Carroll Gardens, Park Slope, Boerum Hill, Cobble Hill, Greenwood Heights, Red Hook and Downtown Brooklyn.

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Walk Score of Gowanus, New York, NY

Gowanus is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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Gowanus

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Gowanus

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

Gowanus is the 40th most walkable neighborhood in New York with a Walk Score of 97.

Find apartments in New York's most walkable neighborhoods: Little Italy, NoHo and NoLita.

Gowanus New York Apartments for Rent

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Rental info for 93 2nd Place #TOP in the Gowanus area
$2,700
1 bed
Walk Score 98
Rental info for 6th Ave & 12th St in the Gowanus area
$3,800
1 bed
Walk Score 98
Rental info for 93 16th Street #2 in the Gowanus area
$2,395
1 bed
Walk Score 96
Rental info for 135 14th Street #2 in the Gowanus area
$2,950
3 bed
Walk Score 92
Rental info for 329 3rd St #3 in the Gowanus area
$2,100
1 bed
Walk Score 97
Rental info for 260 President Street #1 in the Gowanus area
$3,999
2 bed
Walk Score 99
Rental info for Eileen C Dugan Blvd & 4th St in the Gowanus area
$2,900
Rental info for 167 13th Street #1 in the Gowanus area
$2,300
2 bed
Walk Score 97

Gowanus Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Gowanus to other New York neighborhoods.

Rank

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Name

Walk Score

Transit Score

Bike Score

Population

38 Carroll Gardens 97 85 90 18,514
39 Central Harlem 97 100 75 111,094
40 Gowanus 97 94 88 5,661
41 Washington Heights 97 97 70 158,951
42 Concourse 96 93 72 54,406

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 325 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Gowanus.

People in Gowanus can walk to an average of 17 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Transit Score of Gowanus, New York, NY

Gowanus is a Rider’s Paradise

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

Public Transit Routes

Gowanus has world-class public transportation and about 3 bus and 5 subway lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

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Gowanus has about 3 car shares from Zipcar.

Bike Score of Gowanus, New York, NY

Gowanus is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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