Greenwich Village / West Village
One of Manhattan’s most iconic neighborhoods, Greenwich Village and West Village is sought after for its artistic vibe, diverse restaurants, and colorful night life. Students, professionals, singles, couples, and young families seeking a West Village apartment rental will find a wealth of choices here—from studios, one, two, and three bedroom apartments to multibedroom shares. There is something for everyone here, whether you are drawn to the quaint West Village, or prefer the trendy East Village.
Greenwich Village and West Village captures the best aspects of old and new New York City. Housing ranges from classic brownstones to state of the art multi-story buildings. MetroNest.com always has a choice of fully updated long term rental apartments, many with elevators and 24-hour doormen. We welcome new arrivals from all parts of the country and around the glob.
Greenwich Village and West Village is located between Houston Street and 14th Street, bordered on the east by Broadway and the west by the Hudson River. It includes the 10003, 10011, and 10012 ZIP codes. At its heart is vibrant Washington Square Park with its famous Arch, landscaped gardens, and constant activity. The Washington Square Arch is the unofficial symbol of nearby New York University, an Ivy League university with students from every corner of the world.
The Village was the cradle of East Coast bohemian culture, which began with the arrival of artists and musicians as early as the 1930s. It was home to the 60’s beat generation and has always been associated with a counter-cultural lifestyle, innovative art, and creative thinking.
Greenwich Village and West Village has had a starring role in countless movies and TV shows, including Friends and The Coen Brothers’ Inside Llewellyn Davis. Exterior shots of Carrie Bradshaw’s apartment building in Sex In The City were filmed at 66 Perry Street even though she lived on the Upper East Side. In real life, Sarah Jessica Parker and her actor husband Matthew Broderick live in the Village, along with many other high profile residents. Keep an eye out for Julianna Moore, CNN’s Anderson Cooper, and designer Marc Jacobs, among many others.