Manhattan

Wall Street. Madison Avenue. 34th Street. Broadway. Manhattan is so well known that even the names of its streets have become iconic and understood the world over.
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The of Manhattan is one of the city's wealthiest districts. Photo: Alex Proimos, CC BY 2.0.

A vast green swath of open space in the heart of Manhattan, is a district in its own right, neatly separating the from the , stretching from Midtown at the southern end to at the north. Photo: Ed Yourdon, CC BY-SA 2.0.

The covers a large area in upper Manhattan bounded by 59th Street on the south, 125th Street on the north, the Hudson River on the west, and and Morningside Park on the east. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Broadway. Times Square. Madison Square Garden. The name says it all: the is the entertainment hub of the city, and possibly the entire nation. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

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The is a music hall located at 253 West 125th Street between Adam Clayton Powell Jr. is situated 1½ miles north of Manhattan. Photo: Witchblue, CC BY 3.0.

Museum
The is a museum of early twentieth-century German and Austrian art and design located in the William Starr Miller House at 86th Street and in . Photo: Ajay Suresh, CC BY 2.0.

Museum
, officially the General Grant National Memorial, is the final resting place of Ulysses S. is situated 1½ miles north of Manhattan. Photo: Dschwen, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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The is an art museum in the of Manhattan, at 2, , Columbus Avenue at 66th Street. is situated 1½ miles southwest of Manhattan. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Destinations

The , east of the on Manhattan, was traditionally considered part of the , and constitutes the portion north of Houston St, south of 14th St, and east of Broadway. Photo: Beyond My Ken, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a well-known, largely residential district in Manhattan, once famous for its vibrant art and literary community. Photo: MBisanz, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Manhattan's famous is a lively neighborhood, full of good values in restaurants and food shopping. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The comprises the southern tip of Manhattan, with the Hudson River on the west, the East River on the east, New York Harbor to the south, and Barclay Street on the north. Photo: Fletcher6, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Upper Manhattan is a large, relatively under-visited area that ranges from 125th Street to Inwood Hill Park on the west and from 96th Street northward on the east. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

is the core retail and commercial neighborhood of Manhattan, containing the highest concentration of business and money this side of, well, the planet. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

A former industrial district in Lower Manhattan, , short for "Triangle Below Canal Street", has transformed from artist community to upscale residential district in the 21st century. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, short for "South of Houston" and a reference to its supposed similarities to the , is a diverse and increasingly upscale neighborhood of Manhattan. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

Sitting on the southwest side of Midtown Manhattan, has a huge concentration of art galleries and is a popular dining and nightlife district. Photo: Xauxa, CC BY-SA 3.0.

In the shadow of the skyscrapers of Midtown sit some of Manhattan's most colorful and vibrant neighborhoods. Photo: Jean-Christophe BENOIST, CC BY 3.0.

The of Manhattan is bounded by Houston Street, the Bowery, the Manhattan Bridge, and the East River, with the neighborhood's center being Orchard Street. Photo: Gryffindor, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

One of the world's greatest cities, New York is a global center for media, entertainment, art, fashion, research, finance, and trade. Photo: Marco Cortese, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Long Island City is a residential and commercial neighborhood located on the extreme western tip of , , on the western edge of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a city in , . is a small city, roughly 1.283 square miles. Photo: Nightscream, CC BY 3.0.

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