In just four minutes you can travel from busy midtown Manhattan to the quiet, safe and beautiful residential Roosevelt Island via the Roosevelt Island Tramway. The island is also serviced by the Q train which connects it with both Queens and Manhattan.
Roosevelt Island has a small-town quality. Though automobile access is limited, you can take a red minibus for a mere $.25 between the tram terminal and the island's high rise apartments. It also offers great views, 5 spacious parks, 6 historic landmarks dating from 1796, and the opportunity to live in a limited traffic, mixed income planned community.
Located in the East Riven off 59th Street
Rents about 25% below Manhattan rents.