Archinect - Ramble On 2014-09-02T07:59:41-04:00 http://archinect.com/blog/article/59896869/what-makes-a-good-neighborhood What Makes a Good Neighborhood? Chris Doherty 2012-10-23T12:29:49-04:00 >2012-10-23T12:30:12-04:00 <p> There are a few reasons why I've been hung up on this topic lately, the main one stemming from the extensive apartment shopping involved in making the transition to Boston to NYC. <strong>&nbsp;</strong>I not only had to find an apartment that would fit into my budget scope, but also [hoped] to find one in a desirable neighborhood. To me, at first glance a desirable neighborhood is a relatively safe neighborhood with easy access to the subway and a somewhat lively urban atmosphere). But taking a step back and merely thinking about this notion of what constitutes a 'good neighborhood' has allowed me to use a variety of experiences, resources and media that I have come into contact with and come to a, or better yet, my conclusion (emphasis on my, because of course this is quite relative] on what creates a 'good' neighborhood.)</p> <p> (Disclaimer in advance, these are rough drafts so don&rsquo;t mind my rambling sentences or poor grammar if you come across it, I&rsquo;m just attempting to get the thoughts from the jumbled...</p>