Lincoln Square Movers

Lincoln Square Movers

Nestled into the Upper West Side between Central Park and the Hudson River, Lincoln Square is a community that’s focused on the arts and academics. A compact neighborhood, the northern boundary is W 72nd Street and the southern border is W 59th Street. The renowned Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, a national treasure, forms the centerpiece of Lincoln Square. Associated facilities include the Juilliard School; The School of American Ballet; the Metropolitan Opera House; plus concert halls, studios, and much more. Fordham University at Lincoln Center, New York Institute of Technology, The American Musical and Dramatic Academy, and the American Folk Art Museum are also located in Lincoln Square. Beautiful pre-war buildings and modern high-rise apartments and condos, many of which are inhabited by performers, artists, and film and TV personalities, can be found throughout the neighborhood.

Planning to move to, from, or within Lincoln Square? Whether your move will be local, long-distance, or international – commercial or residential – The Movers NYC will make your Lincoln Square move smooth, stress-free, and efficient. We have the experience to overcome every Lincoln Square moving challenge and always put our customers first.

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What to Know Before Moving to Lincoln Square

Interested in learning more about this small but prized neighborhood? Here are some things you should know before your move.

Types of Buildings

For such a condensed neighborhood, cosmopolitan and tony Lincoln Square offers a wealth of extraordinary residential buildings. Buildings contrast in age and design, from sleek luxury high-rises to boutique pre-war co-ops. For example, Dorchester Towers is a 33-floor, 680 condo building built in 1964 with amenities that include a 24-hour doorman, gym, landscaped roof deck, bike and storage rooms, live-in resident superintendent, and fantastic Central Park views. The 30-floor Grand Tier was built in 2002 and has 229 luxury apartments that overlook Lincoln Center on one side and Central Park on the other. The building offers a 24-hour doorman and concierge, gym, indoor pool, landscaped terrace, storage, attended garage with electric charging station, and water filtration throughout. In contrast, the only amenities in a 13-story building on W 72nd Street, built in 1905, are an elevator, bike room, and live-in super.

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The Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts is a 16.3-acre complex that’s home to a dozen resident arts organizations including the NYC Ballet, NYC Opera, and Juilliard School, among others.

Lincoln Square Neighborhood Amenities

Lincoln Square is the cultural and artistic heart of Manhattan and provides residents with an astonishing array of world-class entertainment. But locals also enjoy the upscale restaurants and bars, cafes and cocktail lounges, and high-end shopping. Procuring everyday necessities is easy too. When it’s time for a nature fix, greenspace is practically outside the door. The neighborhood is bookended by Central Park on the east and Riverside Park South on the west. Both parks offer extraordinary urban greenspace but very different amenities. Riverside Park South was built on the New York Central Railroad yard site and retains an industrial flavor. Native ecosystems flow among historic structures that were kept to honor the area’s role in the history of the NYC railroad. Active and passive recreation options include dog-friendly play areas, children’s playgrounds, and soccer fields. The park is located along the NYC Water Trail which is linked to the Hudson River Greenway – the most heavily used bikeway in the country.

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Beautiful brownstones line the streets just north of Lincoln Center. Photo credit Fredrik S on Flickr.

Public Transit and Walk Scores

Positioned right next to Lincoln Center, the 66th Street-Lincoln Center station is conveniently located for commutes and sojourns around the city. Lincoln Square is served by trains 1 and 2. Whether you’re running errands or heading out for a night at Lincoln Center, walking this compact neighborhood is super-easy. Any one of the numbered streets will take you east to Central Park or west to the Hudson River – in a short walk. These are some of the reasons why Lincoln Square has earned a transit score of 100 and a walking score of 98!

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Cost of Living

Lincoln Square is an expensive upscale neighborhood. Housing prices are about six times more expensive than the national average. However, prices can vary considerably depending on the amenities a building offers.

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On the west side of the neighborhood, residents can access waterfront parks and trails along the Hudson, including Pier 1. Photo credit Dave Winer on Flickr.

Lincoln Square’s Trusted Moving Company

With Lincoln Square’s density – both on the streets and among buildings – moving can be a challenge. That’s why it’s important to hire an experienced professional moving company that knows how to efficiently navigate through modern high-rises or narrow doorways of older buildings that may lack elevators. The Movers NYC is based in Manhattan and has decades of moving experience that translates into a stress-free move for you. Check out our range of moving services:

  • Local, long-distance, and international moves
  • Specialty moves: art, antiques, pianos, white-glove services, and more
  • Residential and commercial moving services
  • Last-minute and same-day moves
  • Full-service moving and packing options available

Plan a smooth, efficient, hassle-free move with Lincoln Square’s most trusted moving company – The Movers NYC. Request a free quote now!

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