5th Avenue to the West Side Highway, Houston Street to 14th Street. This historical area surrounding Washington Square Park is home to NYU
, Cardozo Law School
, and The New School
, and its charming/inviting tree-lined streets are dotted with brownstones, row houses, tree-lined streets, great stores, chic cafés, fun bars and delicious restaurants. You will also find a number of jazz clubs, piano bars, and art galleries. The Hudson River Park is nearby and provides a beautiful scenery to walk/run to the Freedom Tower.
East of 5th Avenue, 1st Street to 14th Street. Home to the famous St. Marks Place and Astor Place, this area of the city is also home to many NYU
, Cooper Union
and The New School
students. Great Restaurants and shops abound 5th Avenue to Park Ave.
14th Street to 18th Street . This neighborhood, once the site of union workers’ rallies and factory lofts, has become a desirable address, only a few blocks from Washington Square Park. Visit the renowned Union Square Farmer’s Market, fine restaurants, and shops.
South of Houston Street to Canal Street. Lafayette Street to West Side Highway. Originally an industrialized UK neighborhood rife with cast-iron factories built at the turn of the 20th century, SoHo
uth of HO
uston Street) underwent a major transformation as artists began to inhabit the empty loft spaces in the early 1970′s. It is Manhattan’s Shopping mecca, and home to various artists, galleries, fashionable boutiques and restaurants.