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Old 06-03-2012, 12:28 PM
 
Location: Portland, Oregon
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UWS side is a great neighborhood if you can afford it. It would be one of my top choices for neighborhoods if I were looking in the $2500-$4000 price range for a one bedroom.
You can still find a decent one bedroom for $2100-2600 there, granted that is still out of my price range so I ain't moving over there any time soon.
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Old 06-03-2012, 12:40 PM
 
Location: Planet Earth
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Since Staten Island is the most suburban of the 5 boroughs, I would assume we have some of the cleanest neighborhoods in the city. I mean, even an area like the UES or UWS is probably fairly dirty just by virtue of there being so many people around.
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Old 06-03-2012, 12:40 PM
 
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Seems like UWS is pretty solid. Are there distinct neighborhoods within UWS (between 59th and 110th sts)? Or is it pretty similar throughout that area?
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Old 06-03-2012, 12:50 PM
 
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Battery Park City
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The cleanest parts of UES and UWS are the ones next to Central Park between 59th and 100-110th streets. There are also very nice parts next to Hudson and East River.
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Old 06-03-2012, 01:23 PM
 
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It will be interesting to compare dirtiness in NYC with San Francisco. Many have called SF dirty, but I don't see it at all. I have a feeling NYC is quite a bit dirtier than SF but maybe I'm wrong. I'll find out in about 10 days...
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Old 06-03-2012, 03:22 PM
 
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I used to live in Yorkville a few years ago and it was pretty clean, I was around E 89th and York Avenue near Gracie Mansion. The more people you have around you that either own or pay a high rent, the more people you have that care about their property and its' surroundings.
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Old 06-03-2012, 06:10 PM
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Location: Manhattan
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The whole Upper East Side apart from the monstrous mess made by the Second Avenue Big Dig is quite clean.
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Old 06-03-2012, 06:16 PM
 
Location: Glendale NY
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Forest Hill Gardens, Bayside, Whitestone, Douglaston, and Jamaica Estates are probably the cleanest areas in Queens.
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Old 06-04-2012, 11:09 AM
 
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cleanest realistic neighborhoods (as in under 1600 for a 1 bedroom) are kensington/midwood/windsor terrace all in brooklyn. these are VERY residential areas, especially kensington and a lot of midwood. Many blocks youd think you were no where near nyc
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Old 06-04-2012, 11:39 AM
 
Location: NYC by week; ATL by weekend
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UWS always feels like a really clean version of Manhattan to me, whenever I am up there it feels like I am in Manhattan, but without the grit.
The Upper West Side is Manhattan....
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