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Living in Gowanus New York

Gowanus is the 42nd most walkable neighborhood in New York with 5,661 residents.

Gowanus has world-class public transportation and is a biker’s paradise.

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

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96 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

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

Gowanus is the 42nd most walkable neighborhood in New York with a Walk Score of 96.

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

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Gowanus Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Gowanus to other New York neighborhoods.

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Population

40 Carroll Gardens 97 96 95 18,514
41 West Harlem 97 100 73 107,403
42 Gowanus 96 100 90 5,661
43 Inwood 96 98 68 38,367
44 Williamsburg 96 97 88 138,526

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 330 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Gowanus.

People in Gowanus can walk to an average of 13 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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thumbnail for 3 Crown Heights: Union StreetCrown Heights has a mix of town homes, brownstones, and apartments to suit a mix of living needs.

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100 Transit Score of Gowanus, New York, NY

Gowanus is a Rider’s Paradise

World-class public transportation. Find Gowanus New York apartments for rent on Redfin.

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.

90 Bike Score of Gowanus, New York, NY

Gowanus is a Biker’s Paradise

Daily errands can be accomplished on a bike.

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Gowanus Canal

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Fletcher's Brooklyn Barbecue

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