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95 Walk Score of Gowanus, New York, NY

Gowanus is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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Canal Bar

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

Gowanus is the 47th most walkable neighborhood in New York with a Walk Score of 95.

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

Gowanus Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Gowanus to other New York neighborhoods.

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Population

45 Washington Heights 96 97 71 158,951
46 Elmhurst 96 96 74 101,918
47 Gowanus 95 96 90 5,661
48 Belmont 95 92 63 23,890
49 Brighton Beach 95 76 67 30,166

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 310 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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96 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.

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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Fletcher's Brooklyn Barbecue

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