Rising Second-Choice Neighborhoods in NYC


Mr. Aguayo said Greenpoint is currently seeing interest from ex-Williamsburgers chasing not only price breaks but also the quieter, village-like feel their former neighborhood arguably lost during the last decade’s residential construction boom.

Paul Davitt has lived in Williamsburg for the last three years but recently purchased a unit at Evenhar Development’s condo building 50 Greenpoint Avenue.

“Greenpoint has always been appealing as it’s quieter than Williamsburg yet only a short distance away,” said Davitt.