Neighborhood Guide

Lower East Side/Chinatown

Boundaries: Houston St. to 14th St., East River to Fourth Ave.; Canal St. to Houston St.; East River to Bowery.


Where Would You Live? Apartments in the East Village and Lower East Side are found mostly in low-rise buildings, although recent construction of new luxury condos and rentals has made these famously outrageous neighborhoods all the more eclectic in design.  Anything goes in this lower Manhattan area embraced by fun loving and creative New Yorkers.


Neighborhood Features: The largest concentration of bars and nightlife venues in New York City; Outdoor recreational areas such as Tompkins Square Park; boutique shopping; trendy dining; cultural institutions such as the Public Theatre, Film Forum, PS 122 and the Sunshine Theater on Houston Street. Excellent dining and drinking at PDT, Momofuko, Hearth, WD50, and Mission Chinese.

Subways: L,N,Q,R,4,5,6, to 14th St.-Union Square | L to Third Ave. | L to

First Ave. | 6 to Astor Place | F to Second Ave. | F to East Broadway |

J,N,Q,R,Z,6 to Canal St. | J,Z to Bowery | J,Z to Chambers St.

Lower East Side/Chinatown Listings

Size Starting from Available Avg. $/Ft2 DOM
Studio $489.0K 10 $1,171 95
1 BR $399.0K 43 $1,339 141
2 BR $699.0K 35 $1,563 170
3 BR $1.05M 14 $1,539 207


Avg. Price/SqFt.

Prices Trend (2008-2020)

Lower East Side/Chinatown Buildings