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 Solomon R. , often referred to as The Guggenheim, is an art museum located at 1071 Fifth Avenue on the corner of East 89th Street in the neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City. Photo: Jean-Christophe BENOIST, CC BY 3.0.

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The , located on the of Manhattan, , is one of the largest natural history museums in the world. is situated 1 mile southwest of Manhattan. Photo: Luijt, CC BY-SA 2.5 nl.

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is a private Ivy League research university in . is situated 1¼ miles north of Manhattan. Photo: InSapphoWeTrust, CC BY-SA 2.0.

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The is an art museum located in the Henry Clay Frick House on the in Manhattan, at 1 East 70th Street, located at the northeast corner with Fifth Avenue. is situated 1¼ miles south of Manhattan. Photo: Aude, CC BY-SA 2.5.

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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