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  • Upper East Side

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    The Upper East Side is a nabe known for its vast, classic New York apartments with crisply dressed doormen and marble foyers, and easy access to Central park. Luxury shopping abounds closer to 59th street, and Museum Mile near Central Park is home to some of the country's most …

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  • Midtown

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    While “Midtown” is a blanket term for everything that isn't downtown or uptown in Manhattan, this nabe's boundaries are generally understood to be from the streets numbered in the low thirties to Central Park South. Midtown is Manhattan's central business district, and as a result the majority of skyscrapers …

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  • Hamilton Heights

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    Hamilton Heights was first developed in the late 19th century when the subway was extended north. Since then, it has served as an escape for Manhattanites looking to escape some of the stresses of the city. The buildings are a mix of brownstones, rowhouses, and modern apartments. The streets …

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  • Hudson Square

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    Bounded by the Hudson River, Soho, Tribeca and theWest Village, Hudson Square takes on a medley of characteristics from its surrounding nabes. It sharesSoho’s trendy vibe and low-rise architecture, but also totes an elegant splendor that Tribeca totes. Hot spots for visitors here include the NYC Fire Museum and …

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  • Hudson Heights

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    Hudson Heights is a pleasant Washington Heightspocket nabe nestled alongside the Hudson River (thus the name) in upper Manhattan. Bragging rights go to Hudson Heights for having the highest elevation in NY. Streets here are tree lined and filled with apartment high rises and a nice selection of locally …

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  • Inwood

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    Inwood is the northernmost community on the island of Manhattan, just north of Washington Heights. Home to a large park, a natural forest, and a salt marsh, Inwood is a place where one can find access to urban living without losing the joy of a pastoral, post-dinner walk. Inwood …

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  • Lenox Hill

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    A finely manicured pocket nabe in the Upper East Side, Lenox Hill lives up to the UES rep: primarily residential and incredibly pristine streets that boast Upper Manhattan’s sophisticated vibe. Residents here enjoy local shops and eateries, but the best draw of this nabe

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  • St. Nicholas Terrace

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    St. Nicholas Terrace is named for the nearby Saint Nicholas Park, which was built in the early years of the 20th Century. Also known as Sugar Hill, this nabe is home to the City College campus of the City University of New York. The

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  • Manhattanville

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    Bordered by Harlem to the east and Morningside Heights to the south, Manhattanville is a small nabe right on the Hudson river. While Manhattanville was once home to a bustling industrial pier, the area eventually fell into relative disuse. Columbia University has recently gained

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  • Garment District

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    New York's Garment District–located in downtownMidtown between the Flatiron district and Times Square–was named after the early 20th century clothing and fashion industry that called it home. While the local industry has waned, the Garment District is still a center for distribution, storage, and

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  • Koreatown

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    Koreatown is a primarily non-residential sliver of southern Midtown also dubbed “K-Town” or “Little Korea.” The nabe is home to a great number of restaurants, shops, and grocery stores to serve the high volume of foot traffic between the tourist sites in and around

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  • Kips Bay

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    Kips Bay, a nabe on the East River between 23rd and 34th street, lies between Gramercy, Murray Hill, andTudor City. Kips Bay is home to several college campuses, two large hospitals, office buildings, the huge and modern Kips Bay Towers, and St. Vartan's Park.

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  • Tudor City

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    Tudor City, as its name suggests, is a city within a city. Composed of eleven large apartment complexes in charming brick, Tudor City features opulent amenities, including two private parks, several health clubs, restaurants, a dry cleaner, tailor, and its own post office. Most

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  • Murray Hill

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    Murray Hill is a small neighborhood on the east side of New York known for its 19th century townhouses and beautiful pre-war buildings. Professionals fill the restaurants and party spots along Third Avenue and enjoy the convenience of a central, high-end residential community. The

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  • Beekman

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    Beekman is one of Midtown East’s best kept secrets. Filled with old world charm, this tiny nabe (its radius is 2 blocks by 5 blocks) is an ideal hiding spot for city dwellers searching for some peace, quiet, and class. While its surface area

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  • Midtown East

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    One of the bustling centers of Manhattan, MidtownEast is home to many of Manhattan's most ambitious: it serves as home to Wall Street entrepreneurs and 9-to-5 folks. This nabe may be all business during the day, but its strong residential community shows by night

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  • Turtle Bay

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    This up-and-coming nabe sitting on the East River is home to multifarious characters and vibes. While itsMurray Hill borderline has provided Turtle bay with a great influx in nightlife options and a new level of trendiness, Turtle Bay still maintains a level of stately

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  • East Harlem

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    East Harlem, the eastern part of Harlem, is a tight-knit neighborhood, with deep traditions and a strong community. East Harlem is alternately known as Spanish Harlem, or El Barrio. In recent years property values and rents have begun to rise, and new luxury condominiums

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  • Carnegie Hill

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    Carnegie Hill is an elegant Upper East Side nabe with beautiful old-world townhouses, well-preserved brownstones, and manicured, tree-lined streets. Named after Andrew Carnegie, Carnegie Hill boasts Museum Mile, home to ten world class museums including the Guggenheim and The Met, as well as a

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  • Yorkville

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    Yorkville is a quiet and relaxed nabe that sits in the northern limits of the Upper East Side. Home to such landmarks as Gracie Mansion and Carl Schurz Park, Yorkville boasts close proximity to Hunter College andFordham University, a wonderful variety of restaurants, and

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  • Roosevelt Island

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    Roosevelt Island is that long, skinny piece of real estate on the East River between Manhattan and Queens. With green streets and broad demographics, Roosevelt Island has a distinctly residential feel. Many UN employees who work across the river in Manhattan call the nabe

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  • Manhattan Valley

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    A pocket nabe in the northern section of the Upper West Side, Manhattan Valley does in fact sit in a slight valley. While Manhattan Valley was long considered distinct from its surrounding nabes, in recent years, the nabe has been absorbed a vibe congruent

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  • Columbus Circle

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    A landmark NYC destination, this nabe takes its name from the circular drive and towering Christopher Columbus monument at its center. The circle is filled with mainstream amenities: numerous subway trains, luxury hotels, luxe shopping and dining in the massive glass Time Warner Center,

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  • Upper West Side

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    New York's elite Upper West Side borders the west side of Central Park, and presents itself as a slightly more intellectual, casual alternative to the vibe across the park in the Upper East Side. Stunning performances at Lincoln Center and streets of brownstones dotted

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  • Harlem

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    Harlem, a vibrant Manhattan nabe just north of Central Park, is most famous for its artistic renaissance in the 1920s and 1930s. Currently, the nabe's beautiful pre-war brownstones draw a great mix of residents. Harlem hosts iconic jazz clubs, theaters, and restaurants, as well

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  • Morningside Heights

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    Morningside Heights is almost synonymous with Columbia University, though the savvy local will be quick to point out many other landmarks in the neighborhood, like Riverside Church. The behemoth of university life continues to expand (or encroach, depending on who you ask) into neighboring

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  • Seaport / Fulton

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    South Street Seaport is centered around the historic area between Fulton Street and the East River. Here converted 19th century mercantile buildings and the floating Pier 17 are home to chain stores found in most American malls, along with Seaport restaurants and exhibition spaces.

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  • Tribeca

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    Tribeca, also known as the “Triangle Below Canal” is located southwest of SoHo and is one of the most highly-desired nabes in the city. Once an industrial nabe, Tribeca experienced a flux of artsy folk back in the 70s and has since transformed into

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