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99 Allen Street, Apt 1
Bowery, Downtown Manhattan, Manhattan
$3,700
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By Alvin Beltre, 4 hours ago
1 Bed
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1 Bath
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East Village
Bowery, Downtown Manhattan, Manhattan
$3,998
By JIN LEE, 2 hours ago
1 Bed
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1 Bath
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102 Forsyth Street, Apt 10
Bowery, Downtown Manhattan, Manhattan
$3,995
By Daniel Livian, 8 hours ago
1 Bed / Flex 2
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1.5 Bath
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Chrystie Street
Bowery, Downtown Manhattan, Manhattan
$5,850
By Zack Haluszczak, 12 hours ago
1 Bed / Flex 2
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1 Bath
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East 3rd Street
Bowery, Downtown Manhattan, Manhattan
$4,099
By Heidi Kim, 10 hours ago
1 Bed
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1 Bath
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East 1st Street
Bowery, Downtown Manhattan, Manhattan
$4,800
By Antonio Lumley, 13 hours ago
1 Bed
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1 Bath
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493 Sqft
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East 3rd Street
Bowery, Downtown Manhattan, Manhattan
$3,998
By Brian Guggiana, 13 hours ago
1 Bed
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1 Bath
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Forsyth Street
Bowery, Downtown Manhattan, Manhattan
$3,495
By Robert Bateman, 11 hours ago
1 Bed
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1 Bath
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39 East 1st Street, Apt D
Bowery, Downtown Manhattan, Manhattan
$4,100
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By Kathryn Ailion, 1 day ago
1 Bed
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1 Bath
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Chrystie Street
Bowery, Downtown Manhattan, Manhattan
$5,350
By Nicholas Dullea, 1 day ago
1 Bed
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1 Bath
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East 1st Street
Bowery, Downtown Manhattan, Manhattan
$4,100
By Leila McCann, 1 day ago
1 Bed
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1 Bath
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E Houston St @ Chrystie Street...
Bowery, Downtown Manhattan, Manhattan
$7,275
By Dave Aknin, 1 day ago
1 Bed / Flex 2
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1 Bath
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950 Sqft
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Chriystie Street/Hoiuston stre...
Bowery, Downtown Manhattan, Manhattan
$5,450
By Luca Matteucci, 2 days ago
1 Bed
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1 Bath
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715 Sqft
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Chrystie Street
Bowery, Downtown Manhattan, Manhattan
$5,350
By Kyle Goldstein, 2 days ago
1 Bed
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1 Bath
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Chrystie Street
Bowery, Downtown Manhattan, Manhattan
$5,675
By Jessie Huaman, 4 days ago
1 Bed
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1 Bath
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Chrystie Street
Bowery, Downtown Manhattan, Manhattan
$5,350
By Ivette Dumeng, 2 days ago
1 Bed
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1 Bath
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707 Sqft
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Chrystie street
Bowery, Downtown Manhattan, Manhattan
$4,100
By Allen Ray , 3 days ago
Studio / Flex 2
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1 Bath
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East 3rd Street
Bowery, Downtown Manhattan, Manhattan
$4,144
By Zayan Ba, 9 hours ago
1 Bed
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1 Bath
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Chrystie Street
Bowery, Downtown Manhattan, Manhattan
$4,042
By Michael Buzzell, 4 days ago
1 Bed
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1 Bath
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East 3rd Street
Bowery, Downtown Manhattan, Manhattan
$4,099
By Mengyao Li, 4 days ago
1 Bed
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1 Bath
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East Village
Bowery, Downtown Manhattan, Manhattan
$3,998
By JIN LEE, 2 hours ago
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1 Bath
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Stanton Street
Bowery, Downtown Manhattan, Manhattan
$3,299
By Mengyao Li, 4 days ago
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Bowery

Bowery is a unique neighborhood in Manhattan that's tough for most people to define. The street itself is the oldest in the city, and is the eastern border of the neighborhood, the western border being Allen street. Stretching from Hester street up to about 4th, this neighborhood is eclectic, artistic, and thriving.

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Bowery

Bowery is a unique neighborhood in Manhattan that’s tough for most people to define. The street itself is the oldest in the city, and is the eastern border of the neighborhood, the western border being Allen street. Stretching from Hester street up to about 4th, this neighborhood is eclectic, artistic, and thriving.

Fun Facts and History of Bowery

Before the Dutch colonized the land for themselves, the Bowery was already in use by the Lenape people who lived in the area. When the Dutch arrived, the street was widened and farmland was placed around it, making the area very popular for trading purposes. The Dutch christened the street, “bouwerij.”

The British conquered the settlement in 1664 and kept Bowery as the main route in and out of the city. The area was home to a variety of farms and manors up until around the American Revolution. The population of the city was expanding fast, and the estates and farms that made up the area were sold off to the city for things like breweries and slaughterhouses. This expansion ramped up in the 1800’s, which is also when the street was officially named, “The Bowery.”

Around this time, the Bowery became the neighborhood to be for music, theater, and other forms of entertainment. The surrounding residential neighborhoods had a population explosion, and these fresh faces opened brothels and bars in the high traffic area. The crime rate of the neighborhood rose after the 1850’s, and wouldn’t really decline until around WWII. Teddy Roosevelt even said the neighborhood was “haunted by demons.” We assume he didn’t mean that literally.

That’s all changed today, however. Since the 1970’s, the city has had a vested interest in preserving the history of the area while also revitalizing it. Luxury apartments have been built and share the same streets with preserved theaters and hotels from a seedier age. Now, the Bowery is a good place to be.

Bowery Buildings

The Bowery is a mix of old and new. Preserved buildings from the 1800’s are neighbors with luxury mid and high rise apartment buildings. Though still mostly flat, the neighborhood is still seeing an increase in newer, taller architecture.

Atmosphere of Bowery

The vibe of The Bowery is a lot more relaxed than it was in the old days. Largely residential and squished between The Lower East Side and Little Italy, people enjoy living in this area because it’s close to great food, bars, and a variety of entertainment.

That said, Bowery has some fun claims to fame as well. There are plenty of great bars and restaurants in the area, as well as several art museums. The neighborhood is full of historic landmarks, but it still feels fresh when you walk the streets here.

Family Score for Bowery

The Bowery is not the rough and tumble neighborhood its been portrayed as in the media. The crime rate has plummeted since the 1990’s and violent crime is almost unheard of. With easy access to a lot of activities, schools, and hospitals, the Bowery is a good neighborhood to raise a family in.

Notable Schools in Bowery
  • Nord Anglia International School
  • Cascades High School
  • Emma Lazarus High School

Notable Residents of Bowery
  • Jim Gaffigan: Comedian
  • Eva Hesse: Sculptor
  • Ronnie Landfield: Painter

Transportation Options in Bowery

The New York City subway system provides access to Bowery via the B, D, F, J, and Z trains.

Biking is very popular in this area due to the miles of bike lanes and generous access to Citi Bike docking stations.

While driving can be complicated in the Bowery, due to small streets and a lack of parking, it’s still doable since traffic isn’t usually bad.

Landmarks and Neighborhood Treasures of Bowery
  • Sarah D. Roosevelt Park
  • Eldridge Street
  • New Museum

Act Like a Local in Bowery
  • Visit Eldridge street to catch some historic sights and have a great meal.
  • Check out some of the phenomenal art museums Bowery has to offer, like New Museum and Sperone Westwater.
  • Take a nice stroll through Sarah D. Roosevelt Park on a sunny day.

Read About Bowery

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Learn More About Bowery
For those interested, Bowery currently has 183 residential listings advertised on the market for rent. From data that we've compiled, listings range from $4,498 in the lower quartile to $5,600 in the upper quartile. Generally speaking, the median rental price is $5,495 or $97 / ft². For those interested in renting a listing in this search area, there are currently 13 studio, 39 one-bedroom, 111 two-bedroom, 18 three-bedroom, and 2 four+ bedroom properties available for rent.
For your convenience, we've included a more detailed breakdown of rental pricing by median bedroom sizes here:
Bedrooms Rent Rent / ft²
Studio $2,617 $127
1 BR $3,550 $105
2 BR $5,495 $92
3 BR $6,875 $90
4+ BR $8,350 N/A

We make sure to refresh our rental listings every hour in order to provide you with the newest and most up-to-date inventory available on the market.

Bowery is located within 10002. This area currently has 78,096 residents in 33,327 households. Out of the total population, 40.12% of the residents speak another language at home instead of English. The majority of the inhabitants in this zipcode are currently unmarried and have a median age of 41.1.

When looking at residents older than 25, 20.25% have graduated from high school, 22.88% have a bachelor's degree, and 11.27% have obtained their master's degree or above. Employment rate is typically around 50.9% and the median income in this zipcode is $35,594.

At least 86.19% of those living in this zipcode rents their homes. Most residents will commute to work by public transportation with an average commute time of 32.6 minutes.

Geographically, 10002 is a part of New York County, New York. This county is currently home to 1,634,989 residents, or 753,385 households with a median income of $75,513. New York County, New York residents have a median age of 36.7 and 76.86% are currently renting their homes in the area.

Finally, New York County, New York is a part of the greater New York - Newark, NY - NJ - CT Urban Area. For those unfamiliar with the area, The New York - Newark, NY - NJ - CT Urban Area is currently home to a population 18,812,161 across 6,707,347 households. Those living in this urban area have a median income of $68,319 and median age of 37.8. In general, at least 50.07% of the residents are currently renting their homes in this area.

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