It is a very lively neighborhood with diverse residents who give off a welcoming energy. People hip, urbane, yet notably down-to-earth. Your neighbors are young upwardly mobile professionals and recent college graduates. The professionals work in the many offices in Murray Hill (many are in diplomacy) or nearby Financial district. It’s not uncommon to live right next door to someone who works at Goldman Sachs or JP Morgan.
The apartments are well-maintained, the neighborhood is extremely safe and the schools are excellent. Many kids are sent to The Goddard School, Murray Hill Academy, and P.S. 116 Manhattan. Another great school in the area is Baruch College of the City University of New York. It is renowned for its strong undergraduate and graduate business programs.
Affordable eats also abound, which is why it draws in the young, college crowd. It has an abundance of Indian, Korean, and Chinese restaurants. It is a dining and nightlife destination unto itself. It is home to Koreatown and Curry Hill. It also has a vibrant bar scene and has quite a number of sports bars.
The nightlife in Murray Hill attracts people from Long Island and Queens. Conveniences are also present for after parties such as 24-hour pizza places and convenience stores, as well as grocery stores like Gristedes and D’Agostinos.
For transportation, you can take the 4/5/6 train. Columbus Circle is only 25 minutes by train; Union Square is 18 minutes away by train, and Wall Street is 28 minutes away by train. It is also within walking distance to Grand Central Station. So if you have family upstate, visiting them will not be a very stressful undertaking.
If you are interested in moving to this beautiful neighborhood and renting a place, please contact Black Diamond Equity Management Inc. at 212-308-1888 to learn more about no-fee luxury apartments in Murray Hill that are available for rent.