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2014 Walker’s Paradise Neighborhoods

As part of our 2014 Ranking of Most Walkable U.S. Cities and Neighborhoods, we’re pleased to share this list of select Walker’s Paradise neighborhoods where you can live healthier, happier and car-free.

In addition to having a Walk Score of over 90, all of these neighborhoods also have excellent public transit with a Transit Score of over 70.

Consistent with our ranking of the largest U.S. cities, New York takes first place with 97 Walker’s Paradise neighborhoods, followed by San Francisco with 28. But even cities like San Diego and Los Angeles, famous for their car-centric development, offer a number of highly walkable neighborhoods with very good public transportation.

See how your city and neighborhood rate, and get started finding an apartment or rental home where you can drive less and live more!

City (alphabetical order) Walker’s Paradise Neighborhoods (alphabetical order)


Baltimore
Walk Score: 66
Walker’s Paradise Neighborhoods: 14
Barre Circle
Downtown
Federal Hill
Hollins Market
Inner Harbor
Jonestown
Little Italy
Mid-Town Belvedere
Mount Vernon
Penn-Fallsway
Perkins Homes
Seton Hill
University of Maryland
Washington Hill


Boston
Walk Score: 80
Walker’s Paradise Neighborhoods: 14
Back Bay
Bay Village
Beacon Hill
Chinatown
Downtown
Downtown Crossing
Fenway
Government Center
Haymarket
Kenmore
Leather District
North End
South End
West End


Cambridge
Walk Score: 87
Walker’s Paradise Neighborhoods: 4
Aggasiz / Harvard North
Mid-Cambridge
Riverside
The Port / Area 4


Chicago
Walk Score: 75
Walker’s Paradise Neighborhoods: 26
Andersonville
Bucktown
Chinatown
East Ukrainian Village
Fulton River District
Gold Coast
Greektown
Lake View
Lake View East
Lincoln Park
Near North
Noble Square
Old Town
Old Town Triangle
Park West
Printers Row
Ranch Triangle
River North
Sheffield Neighbors
Sheridan Park
Streeterville
The Loop
Uptown
West Loop Gate
Wicker Park
Wrigleyville


Dallas
Walk Score: 44
Walker’s Paradise Neighborhoods: 3
City Center District
Government District
Main Street District


Denver
Walk Score: 56
Walker’s Paradise Neighborhoods: 3
Central Business District
Civic Center
North Capitol Hill


Los Angeles
Walk Score: 64
Walker’s Paradise Neighborhoods: 4
Chinatown
Downtown
Koreatown
Pico-Union


Minneapolis
Walk Score: 65
Walker’s Paradise Neighborhoods: 3
Downtown West
East Bank/Nicollet Island
Lowry Hill East


New York
Walk Score: 88
Walker’s Paradise Neighborhoods: 97
Astoria
Battery Park
Bay Ridge
Bedford Park
Bedford Stuyvesant
Belmont
Bensonhurst
Boerum Hill
Borough Park
Brighton Beach
Brooklyn Heights
Brownsville
Bushwick
Carnegie Hill
Carroll Gardens
Central Park
Chelsea
Chinatown
Clinton
Clinton Hill
Cobble Hill
Columbia Street Waterfront District
Columbus Circle
Concourse
Crown Heights
Downtown
DUMBO
East Harlem
East Tremont
East Village
Elmhurst
Financial District
Flatbush
Flatiron District
Flushing
Fordham
Forest Hills
Forest Hills Gardens
Fort Greene
Garment District
Gowanus
Gramercy
Gravesend
Greenwich Village
Hamilton Heights
Harlem
High Bridge
Homecrest
Hunters Point
Hunts Point
Inwood
Jackson Heights
Jamaica Hills
Kensington
Kew Gardens
Kingsbridge
Little Italy
Longwood
Lower East Side
Manhattanville
Marble Hill
Melrose
Midtown
Morningside Heights
Mott Haven
Murray Hill
NoHo
Norwood
Park Slope
Parkchester
Prospect Heights
Prospect Lefferts Gardens
Prospect Park South
Rego Park
Ridgewood
SoHo
South Bronx
Stuyvesant Town
Sunnyside
Sunset Park
Sutton Place
Tremont
Tribeca
Tudor City
Turtle Bay
Unionport
University Heights
Upper East Side
Upper West Side
Van Nest
Vinegar Hill
Washington Heights
West Farms
West Village
Westchester Heights
Williamsburg
Wingate
Woodside


Oakland
Walk Score: 69
Walker’s Paradise Neighborhoods: 10
Chinatown
Civic Center
Downtown
Fruitvale Station
Lakewide
Northgate
Old City
Pill Hill
San Pablo Gateway
Waverly


Philadelphia
Walk Score: 77
Walker’s Paradise Neighborhoods: 10
Cedar Park
Center City East
Center City West
Fairmount/Spring Garden
Fishtown
Girard Estates
Schuylkill Southwest
South Philadelphia
University City
Wharton/Hawthorne/Bella Vista


Portland
Walk Score: 57
Walker’s Paradise Neighborhoods: 4
Downtown
Goose Hollow
Old Town/Chinatown
Pearl District


San Diego
Walk Score: 49
Walker’s Paradise Neighborhoods: 8
Core-Columbia
Cortez Hill
East Village
Gaslamp Quarter
Harborview
Horton Plaza
Little Italy
Marina


San Francisco
Walk Score: 84
Walker’s Paradise Neighborhoods: 28
Alamo Square
Anza Vista
Buena Vista Park
Chinatown
Cow Hollow
Downtown
Duboce Triangle
Eureka Valley / Dolores Heights / Castro
Financial District
Haight-Ashbury
Hayes Valley
Inner Richmond
Jordan Park / Laurel Heights
Lower Pacific Heights
Marina
Mission
Nob Hill
North Beach
North Panhandle
North Waterfront
Pacific Heights
Russian Hill
South of Market
Telegraph Hill
Tenderloin
Van Ness / Civic Center
Western Addition
Yerba Buena


Seattle
Walk Score: 71
Walker’s Paradise Neighborhoods: 14
Belltown
Capitol Hill
Cascade
Denny Triangle
Downtown
First Hill
International District
Lower Queen Anne
Pioneer Square
South Lake Union
University District
Uptown
Waterfront
Yesler Terrace


Washington D.C.
Walk Score: 74
Walker’s Paradise Neighborhoods: 18
Adams Morgan
Chinatown
Columbia Heights
Downtown
Dupont Circle
Foggy Bottom
Judiciary Square
Ledroit Park
Logan Circle
Mount Vernon Square
Near Northeast
NoMa
Penn Quarter
Shaw
Sursum Corda Cooperative
Swampoodle
U Street Corridor
West End