About Lincoln Square Neighborhood

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Lincoln Square is an artistic and upscale neighborhood located within Manhattan’s Upper West Side (UWS). It is bounded by 66th and 63rd Streets and Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues. It was named after the Lincoln Center for Performing Arts. Due to the cultural amenities, good schools, and easy subway access at Columbus Square, housing in the area is highly desirable. Young professionals and artists make up most of the population. For outdoor activity, plenty of green space is available including Central Park and Riverside Park. Other popular institutions in the area include Holy Trinity Church, American Fold Museum and Julliard School.

Notable Buildings

1 W 72nd St, Manhattan, NY 10023
1 W 72nd St
Manhattan, NY 10023

Average Rental Prices in Lincoln Square

These are the average rental prices in Lincoln Square by apartment size. To find out how much you need to earn in order to qualify for these prices, go to our salary calculator.

  • Studios

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 2 Bedroom

  • 3 Bedroom


Average Credit Score Needed to Rent in Lincoln Square

Your credit score is an important factor in determining your qualification for rentals or even some condo or co-op purchases.

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These trains run through Lincoln Square. In addition, city buses are also available in this area.

Available Subway Lines:
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • A
  • C
  • B
  • D

Crime Rate in Lincoln Square

Crime rate: 5 out of 10
Approximately 13.1655 crimes (felony) per 1000 residents
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P.S. 191 Amsterdam

P.S. 111 Adolph S. Ochs

P.S. 087 William Sherman

P.S. 199 Jessie Isador Straus

P.S. 452