Areas to Explore

Garment District

One-third of all clothes manufactured in America are designed and produced in this area between W. 34th to W. 41st streets between Sixth and Ninth avenues, which is also home to Macy’s Herald Square.

Gramercy Park

Bordered by First and Fifth aves., between E. 14th and E. 28th sts., the area surrounding Gramercy Park (E. 20th St. & Irving Pl.) is one of the most exclusive addresses in Manhattan and offers beautiful walkways along the perimeter of its strictly private park and tree-lined streets, as well as a wealth of dining options.

Greenwich Village

The neighborhood, south of 14th St. and north of W. Houston St., between Washington Square Park and the West Side Highway, has earned its reputation as the elder statesman of hip, having inspired generations of artists, the Beat Generation, the hippie movement and the stirrings of gay pride and culture in New York City.

Harlem

The intellectual, political and artistic capital of Black America stretches between the Harlem and Hudson rivers from east to west, and between 110th and 165th sts. from south to north. The community is undergoing radical cultural transformations, as restaurants and boutiques open amid venues of days past.

Hell's Kitchen

Formerly New York City’s most aptly named area, located within W. 42nd and W. 57th sts. between Ninth Ave. and the Hudson River, Hell’s Kitchen has turned over a new leaf, welcoming hot restaurants, bars and stores.

Little Italy

Found on and around Mulberry St. from Spring St. to just north of Canal St., this ethnic enclave offers fine dining from every Italian region, along with charming shops and brick-paved streets, plus a host of street fairs and festivals.

Lower East Side

Bounded by Houston St., the Bowery and the East River, this neighborhood was home to Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe in the late-19th century. Today, a wealth of fun bars, stylish boutiques and trendy eateries make this area a hip destination.

Lower Manhattan

The southernmost tip of Manhattan Island is New York’s financial center and historical and patriotic hub. Attractions include Wall Street, the South Street Seaport and Brooklyn Bridge.

Meatpacking District

The knot of cobblestoned streets between Chelsea and the West Village—bordered by W. 14th and Gansevoort sts., between Ninth Ave. and the West Side Highway, where wholesalers have traditionally shopped for beef—now features trendy restaurants, upscale nightclubs, chic art galleries and designer boutiques.

Midtown

Manhattan’s main business and commercial district extends from 34th to 54th sts., between First and Ninth aves. The 30-plus blocks contain the Theater District, Times Square, Empire State Building, Grand Central Terminal and Rockefeller Center.

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