The apartments are a bit on the expensive side and have low vacancy rates. Competition is naturally fierce for a Flatiron apartment. Your neighbors include Chelsea Clinton and her family.
The Flatiron district is busy and bustling during the day and eases into a peace and calm at night. Upscale dining options abound such as Michelin-starred restaurants. The Flatiron district is also home to Eataly, so if you’re keen on Italian food, this is a huge plus.
But it’s not all high-end restaurants you will find here, it is home to New York City’s most popular restaurants in a variety of price ranges. Madison Square Park is nearby for a family stroll in a park. It is also where the very first Shake Shack started.
You are also near Union Square so you can shop and enjoy a stroll after eating. Need to buy groceries? There is a Whole Foods Market in Union Square and Chelsea. Transportation options abound, and it is just a short stroll from Grand Central Terminal and Penn Station.
The Flatiron district is both laid-back and energetic. It is a safe neighborhood that is great for families. You can send your children to The Montessori Schools, The Ecole or Baruch College.
But more than the institutions, buildings, and amenities, it is residents add a vitality to the historic Flatiron district. It is a rich and diverse neighborhood, which is very New York. Here you will find people of different nationalities from all income brackets. You will see professionals in sleek suits and ties, skateboarders, protesters, artists and peddlers in Madison Square Park.
It is a truly metropolitan neighborhood. Raising your kids here means they will be exposed to a global mix of people and cultures.