Studios and one-bedrooms are typically around $1500-$2000, but most of the buildings have doormen, health club access, and other amenities. Two bedrooms are usually around $2500-$3000, while a three-bedroom apt will run you about $3500, complete with all amenities--some buildings even provide pools.
Roosevelt Island, located conveniently between Manhattan and Queens, provides a perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of city living without sacrificing proximity to the action. Long known for it's architecture, park area, and tramway, the island is seeing a boom in popularity as new developments emerge and people learn about its beauty and charm.Find Roosevelt Island apartments
|Building Address||# no-fee apts|
|888 MAIN ST||58|
|40 RIVER RD||40|
|30 RIVER RD||10|
|580 MAIN ST||6|
|546 MAIN ST||5|
|10-40 RIVER RD||5|
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Currently, the area is serviced by the F train. There is a tramway that connects the island to Midtown, but it is closed for renovations which are expected to be done at the end of this year. Adding to the charm and quieter lifestyle, much of Roosevelt Island is car-free. Dining and entertainment options are limited, but are steadily increasing with restaurants such as Nonno's and Fiji East.
If you're looking for more variety, Midtown Manhattan is just one stop away on the train. When it comes to small town charm with big city accessibility, Roosevelt Island is the way to go.
To read more, check out the neighborhood's own blog "Roosevelt Islander."