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Hell's Kitchen Moving Company

Hell’s Kitchen Manhattan has undergone tremendous changes since the 1980s. Gentrification has transformed the neighborhood into one of the best places for residential and commercial life and home to celebrities. If you are contemplating a permanent move to Hell’s Kitchen, then be assured that your stay will be anything but hellish because the area is now much safer.

However, what should concern you is hiring an efficient team of Hell’s Kitchen movers to ensure a smooth and speedy relocation. Your best bet when it comes to a capable Hell’s Kitchen Moving Company is Oz Moving and Storage. We have been NYC movers for over 25 and our team of expert movers will provide you with the most qualitative services you’ll find anywhere. 

Moving To And From All Locations In Hell's Kitchen

We will make sure your movement to and from any part of Hell’s Kitchen is quick, smooth, and hassle-free. No matter the volume or nature of items you’re moving or the kind of building you’re moving them to, our experienced, professionally trained, and highly skilled Hell’s Kitchen movers have it all figured out.

Not only will they move all your items through the highest high-rise in Hell’s Kitchen at a very fast pace, but they’ll also ensure that none of your items suffers any damage whatsoever throughout the moving process. And we have your items insured, in case!

We also partner with building managers to create and approve your COI before moving day to avoid any issues or delays upon your arrival

All the major zip codes, avenues, and streets in Hell’s Kitchen

  • 10018
  • 10036
  • 10019
  • 34th to 41st streets
  • 41st to 48th streets
  • 48th to 59th streets
  • Eighth Avenue to the Hudson River

Hell's Kitchen Moving Tips

Moving items to any section of Hell’s Kitchen is no different from movement in any other urbanized settlement in the US. For one, the city enjoys standard infrastructure, including a decent network of roads. There’s also proximity to all the major public transportation routes including Port Authority, Penn Station, ACE/7 Trains, and Bolt Bus.

Neighborhood Points of Interest

If you are a great lover of outdoor activities, Oz recommends the following points of interest in Hell’s Kitchen.

  • The 'Restaurant Row'

  • The Javits Center

  • DeWitt Clinton Park

  • Sean Kelly Gallery

  • Landmark Tavern

  • Irish Arts Center

  • Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum

  • First headquarters of the New Yorker publication

Interesting Facts

As noted earlier, Hell’s Kitchen has grown in stature to have a more urban and cosmopolitan outlook. It has also experienced significant sociocultural adjustments over the years. For instance, it now has a large LGBTQ population as well as many LGBTQ businesses, including bars and restaurants.

There are several interesting historical accounts about how the town came to be called Hell’s Kitchen. One account that dates as far back as the 1880s has it that a reporter with New York Times visited the West 30s section with a police escort to investigate a crime that involved killings. 

As they moved around, the state of a particular tenement at 39th Street caught the reporter’s eye, and he promptly called it “Hell’s Kitchen” before describing the whole section as perhaps the lowest and filthiest in the city.

From then on, the name Hell’s Kitchen was used to denote 39th Street between 9th and 10th avenues, and later, other neighboring streets and the entire town.

What today is known as Hell’s Kitchen was initially a small native American fishing settlement. In the 19th century, many Irish immigrants fleeing the Great Potato Famine in their homeland started to arrive and settle in the village. With time, the Irish became the dominant group in the town despite the presence of small Jewish, German and Italian immigrants.

From the late 1980s to the 1990s, rapid gentrification brought a new lease of life to New York and lost a significant territorial advantage as the town transformed. There was an influx of a new, more affluent class into the emerging high-rise buildings and other facilities, both for residential and commercial purposes.

 

 

How to Find an Apartment to Rent

Decades of gentrification have transformed Hell’s Kitchen from a dreaded crime-infested locality to an urbanized, well-organized, safe town and a desirable abode for many individuals and businesses. However, one consequence of the town’s rising status is a demand-driven price increase in either renting or purchasing a property.

To cater to rising demand, several new residential and commercial buildings have been constructed, while many old structures have been renovated. Samuel Jackson, Madonna, and Alicia Keys are just some of the celebrities that have called Hell’s Kitchen home.

If you are looking to rent an apartment in Hell’s Kitchen, one good option is to solicit the services of several real estate agencies that have a vast knowledge of available properties in the area. However, your number one choice in Hell’s Kitchen Moving Company can assist you in finding your desired apartment by linking you up with a reliable and trustworthy real estate agent or company to make sure you have peace of mind.

Cost of Living in Hell's Kitchen

The increasing urbanization and other changes rapidly going on in Hell’s Kitchen have also impacted the overall cost of living in the area. From a rental perspective, average rent in the town now ranks among the highest in the 5 New York boroughs.

Research indicates that the average rent of a one-bedroom apartment in Hell’s Kitchen in 2022 is $3000. For a two-bedroom apartment, you’ll have to spend around $4,350. Three- and four-bedroom apartments go for about $5,000 and $6,000, respectively.  

If you are looking for property to purchase rather than rent, you may have to settle for condos and co-ops since they are the most abundant designs in Hell’s Kitchen and other areas of Manhattan. It is hard to find townhouses for sale, unlike apartments, which are a lot more plentiful. You’ll see most of Hell Kitchen’s townhouses along the western axis of the town.

Purchase prices vary according to size. For instance, one- and two-bedroom apartments will cost you around $997,500 and $1,645,000, respectively, on average. For a 3-bedroom apartment, budget around $3,135,000, and $8,500,000 for a 4-bedroom apartment.

If you intend to purchase an apartment in Hell’s Kitchen or any other New York neighborhood, note that the average down payment on an apartment is about 27.1%. For those renting an apartment with a fee, the fee will add approximately 15% on top of your monthly rent (though it is possible to negotiate the rate down).

Over 25 Years of Experience Moving in Hell's Kitchen

Since it was established in 1993, Oz Moving has successfully earned the trust of over 500,000 clients, some of whom are based in the Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood. Our services have included moving all kinds of items—big and small—to all kinds of locations and buildings.

All through these 25 years of efficient service, we have not let our achievements and your kind words get into our heads. Rather, we know that life is a continuous learning curve and that there is always room for improvement to remain the best Hell’s Kitchen Moving Company around.

Manhattan headquarters

  • Phone number

    212-452-6683

  • Address

    New York HQ

    228 E 45th Street,

    Suite 1005

    New York, NY 10017

  • Hour

    Mon – Fri: 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

    Sat: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

    Sun: Closed


Moreover, with our office located in Manhattan just minutes away from Hell’s Kitchen, we’re literally right by your side. So contact us for a free quote, give us a call at 212-452-6683

Local Full-Service Storage

We provide you with a simple and comprehensive service with secure facilities handled by our storage crews to give you peace of mind and the additional space you need. Unlike most full-service storage companies that charge you for an entire unit, Oz keeps your costs down by customizing your container, so you only pay for the space you need.

Just call us and one of our trained storage experts will guide you through the process. We'll first help to determine your needs and then set up a time to bring packing supplies and pick up your items for storage. We can redeliver them to your address whenever you want them. It’s fast, convenient, and tailored to your specific needs.

Manhattan Storage

Address
498 Nepperhan Avenue Yonkers, NY 10701

Hours
Mon - Fri: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Phone number
(914) 751-0088 

No Surprises Later

These services can be bundled in your Guaranteed Price move. Simply request the services you need and we’ll quote you a flat rate—no surprises later.

  • Flat-screen TVs – Packed in oversized TV box with protection
  • Computers – Packed in cardboard box with protection
  • Electronics – Packed in cardboard box with protection
  • Wardrobe Clothes – Hung in wardrobe box
  • Mirrors – Packed in cardboard box with protection
  • Lamps – Disassembled, wrapped and packed in cardboard box with protection
  • Paintings – Packed in cardboard box or wooden picture crate with protection*
  • Sculptures – Wrapped and packed in cardboard box or wooden crate with protection*
  • Pianos – Piano boards are included
  • Sofas & Chairs – Wrapped in moving blankets
  • Tables – Disassembled and wrapped in blankets (glass and marble tops in wooden crate with protection)*
  • Armoires – Wrapped in blankets. Disassembly is available upon request*
  • Mattresses – Wrapped in plastic and protected with blankets
  • Floors – Covers are included up to 50 feet. We lift all items or use dollies when needed to keep your floors free of scuffs
  • Corners – We put protection on all corner walls to avoid unwanted scrapes*
  • Hallways – Narrow hallways get protection from damage that can be caused by larger items*
  • Doorways – Our team is skilled at clearing doors and tricky passageways

Oz Moving & Storage factors all labor expenses and fuel costs when providing your Guaranteed Price. We also provide a certificate of liability insurance with every move.

  • Clean, new moving trucks – the majority of our fleet is less than 5 years old
  • In-house carpenters – we can handle repairs and restoration on the fly
  • Highly-trained movers – all team members complete our in-house moving academy

* Some services must be requested in advance but are included in Guaranteed Price quote prior to move

Hell's Kitchen Moving Services

Oz is constantly evolving and expanding the array of services we offer to best meet customer needs. Many of our employees are specialists, providing expertise in areas such as storage services, antique restoration, assembly and disassembly, packing services, packing supplies, unpacking, custom crating, white glove moving, piano moving, last minute moves, office moving and more.

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storage solutions

We know there are many reasons to move items into storage. That's why we offer short- and long-term options at our three locations in NYC, NJ and CA--all with the peace of mind that comes with our full-service storage and competitive pricing.

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commercial moving

Whether our team is moving a start-up out of a co-working space or a corporate headquarters with a hundred desks, we pay the same attention to detail, organization, and hard work that made us New York’s favorite residential moving company.

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local movers

No residential move is too big or small for our experienced moving team at Oz Moving & Storage. We treat every moving job with the utmost care with quality packaging material, skilled residential movers, and premier customer service.

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long distance moving

Given our long history of helping people move in New York, it should come as no surprise that Oz Moving & Storage are also the best long distance movers in NYC. We remove the hassle from your moving experience to provide peace of mind at competitive rates.

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last minute moves

Oz Moving & Storage happily provides same day moving services for clients in tough last minute situations. If there is nothing physically preventing Oz from performing the move, we will be able to offer the customer our services, even on short notice.

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packing service

Whether you need a full packing service where you never lift a finger, or you need help only with your largest and most fragile belongings, we can provide a packing package to suit your needs and allow you to concentrate on other aspects of your move.

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