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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 a hip Manhattan hotspot with

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  • East Village

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    The East Village has long been a destination for American Bohemia. Recently, it has acquired a hefty downtown price tag but still retains its eclectic and creative roots. Every New York subculture–from yuppie to punk and hipster to hip hop–is celebrated in this inexhaustible grid of drinking, dining,

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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 and co-ops have appeared around

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  • Wall Street/Financial District

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    While Wall Street/Financial District used to be a nabe exclusively reserved for 9 to 5 businessmen, in recent years, this nabe has transformed into a desirable residential area for all sorts of New Yorkers as well. Bustling during the day and relatively quiet at night, this nabe is filled

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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 by far is Central Park:

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  • Civic Center

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    Manhattan's Civic Center, a nabe located between TriBeca and the Financial District, is just that: the center of city government. The watchful visitor might recognize a familiar backdrop from an NYC television crime drama. Primarily non residential, the Civic Center is home to City Hall and its park,

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  • Soho

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    SoHo, short for “South of Houston Street,” has long been transformed from an historic warehouse district into the city's destination for high-end shopping and residential lofts. SoHo is home to celebrities and because of this reputation and the shopping, the streets are packed with tourists on the weekend. However,

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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 reserve (due to the United

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  • Theatre District/Times Square

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    The Theatre District, also known as Midtown West, is either the heart of New York or a tourist trap, depending on who you ask. Home to Times Square, the Theatre District is a year-round hot spot for visitors flocking to the area's flagship stores, big Broadway productions, and live

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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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  • 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. Visitors (read, “tourists) flock to

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  • Alphabet City

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    This pocket nabe in the East Village gets its name from the single letter monikers of its avenues. Renowned for being a grittier bohemian enclave in the already super-bohemian East Village, Alphabet City was once home to thousands of struggling artists and musicians. Currently overflowing with trendy bars and

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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 as restaurants and bars fill

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  • Sutton Place

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    Sutton Place spans a few blocks on the border between Midtown and the Upper East Side. Perched on the East River, Sutton Place is known as a home to some of New York's most elite residents. The elegant, historic buildings, well-manicured public parks and private grounds of Sutton

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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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  • 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 Harlem, making Morningside Heights a

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  • Gramercy

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    Gramercy is a beautiful and quiet nabe centered around Gramercy Park, a well-kept gated square not open to the public. Gramercy's architecture consists of a mix of pre and post-war co-ops and brownstones. Gramercy is a quietly luxurious contrast to the hustle of nearby Flatiron and Midtownnabes. Its

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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 is small, Beekman still has

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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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  • 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 as a born-and-raised group of

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  • NoLita

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    Nolita, short for “North of Little Italy,” is a small, downtown nabe that blends relatively seamlessly into neighboring SoHo and the Lower East Side. The nabe is most well known for its designer boutique shopping. While not as touristy and hectic as SoHo, Nolita is still a

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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 neighborhood enjoys access to the

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  • Chelsea

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    Just above the West Village and right below Hell's Kitchen, Chelsea is where downtown style and uptown affluence meet. Chelsea's warehouses near the Hudson River host hundreds of cutting-edge, world-renowned art galleries. To the east, Chelsea is more residential, with some of the most sought-after high rises, lofts, 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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  • 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 with newer luxury condos typify

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  • Little Italy

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    An iconic NYC nabe, Little Italy is composed a few bustling streets packed to the brim with colorful decorations, vendors toting their wares, and tons of authentic restaurants with a slightly kitschy vibe. Little Italy certainly is a little nabe–its borders have been shrinking lately, giving way to Chinatown

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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 apartments face inwards towards the

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  • Lower East Side

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    In recent years, the Lower East Side has absorbed the creative, retail, and nightlife scenes of bordering downtown nabes like the East Village, Chinatown, and Little Italy. Lower East Side locals thrive in this unique nabe and foster a vibrant community filled with trendy restaurants and bars that compete

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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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