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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 …

Garment District, NYC

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 small cutting and sewing operations.

Koreatown, NYC

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 the area: the Empire State

Tudor City, NYC

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

Murray Hill, NYC

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

Beekman, NYC

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

Midtown East, NYC

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

Turtle Bay, NYC

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

Columbus Circle

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, and one of the largest

Stuyvesant Town, NYC

Stuyvesant Town

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Stuyvesant Town is a massive housing development on the east side of Manhattan. Stuy Town, as locals call it, is visually a mix of imposing brick tower blocks and verdant open spaces, replete with amenities usually associated with swankier digs altogether symbolic of its changing place in a changing

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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

Hell's Kitchen, NYC

Hell’s Kitchen

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Hell's Kitchen has long recovered from its reputation as a Manhattan slum to become a great residential nabe. Some folks in the area have tried to re-brand this nabe “Clinton,” but locals are holding on to the “Hell's Kitchen” name (it's so much cooler, eh?). The area's apartment blocks

Flatiron, NYC

Flatiron

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The Flatiron District was renamed in 1985 after the famously triangular Flatiron Building. The area includes Union Square–where skateboarders, political protesters, and big box stores present a bustling diorama of city life–and Madison Square, the hub of Manhattan's tech start-up scene. Both of these open public spaces provide

Gramercy

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

Meatpacking District

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The Meatpacking District–once infamous as an industrial wasteland rife with seedy goings on–is now a trendy nightlife and shopping area on the Hudson between the West Village and Chelsea. Cobblestone streets and converted brick buildings lend the Meatpacking District a certain otherworldly ambiance at night, drawing weekend crowds from the