Midtown , nyc

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 …

Duboce Triangle

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Situated at the center of several happening nabes, Duboce Triangle is a residential nabe where iconic Victorians stand tall along its attractive streets. With no central shopping zone of its own, residents can choose from the amenities of the Castro, the Lower Haight or the Mission District, all a

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.

Union Square

Union Square

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This nabe centers around its namesake pedestrian plaza and park, Union Square. Every day, Union Square Park brings people together from all over the city. Artists set up their crafts and musicians perform next to the huge subway station. Down a few steps is the wonderful Union Square farmers

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

Chinatown, NYC

Chinatown

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Chinatown is one of a handful of Manhattan nabes that retains the historic character for which it is famous. A great place to explore, Chinatown offers hole-in-the-wall restaurants, open air fish markets, and tiny shops. Most of the apartment buildings in Chinatown are tenement-style, and many are over 100