New York Neighborhoods


1. Bronx

This area was named after Jonas Bronck, a Swedish immigrant who settled in the mid-17th century. Today, New York's...


2. Brooklyn

Brooklyn is the gateway to dozens of 'hoods: from DUMBO (Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass) to trendy Williamsburg...


3. Chelsea

Extending west of Fifth Avenue from 14th Street to 30th Street, Chelsea is much more a village than it is a typical...


4. Cobble Hill

Cobble Hill, the Co of Brooklyn's BoCoCa (Boerum Hill, Cobble Hill and Carroll Gardens), is home to one of the largest...



Just a stroll over the Brooklyn Bridge or one train stop from Manhattan, DUMBO (short for Down Under the Manhattan Bridge...


6. Gramercy

Centered on the private green named Gramercy Park, this Lower Manhattan neighborhood is known for its quiet streets and...


7. Harlem

From the East River to the Hudson, Harlem is a fascinating rush of cultures that spans the top of Manhattan and includes...


8. Hell's Kitchen

The rectangular section of Midtown that spans west of 8th Avenue from 34th Street to 59th Street has a colorful history...


9. Little Italy

Little Italy, centered on Mulberry Street, features al fresco dining, gelato and pastries, statues of the Madonna,...


10. Meatpacking District

Wedged (quite literally) between the West Village and Chelsea, the 20 or so block area west of Hudson Street owes its...


11. Midtown East

Midtown may very well be the heart and soul of New York, and its eastern half is home to what is most certainly one of...


12. Midtown West

Midtown's western half may very well be the heart and soul of the city. Stretching from 34th to 59th Street and from...


13. Murray Hill

As late as the 19th century, the area known as Murray Hill was considered "Uptown." Today, of course, the city has grown...


14. Soho

SoHo (south of Houston St.) throngs with beautiful people and posh shopping. Once a refuge for artists who transformed...


15. Upper West Side

Wedged between Central Park and the Hudson River, this area of Uptown has blossomed in recent years, offering folks who...

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