New York neighborhoods

Central Park South

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Located north of the West Village, Chelsea is home to an astonishing number of art galleries. The hood is also the heart of gay New York, and has a lively nightlife scene to boot.

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Hell's Kitchen

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Lower East Side

The Lower East Side is arguably Manhattan’s most hipster-friendly corner. Though originally home to many of the city’s poor immigrants, the area is now trendier (and more expensive) by the day. Chinatown is to the south, while the East Village is to the north.

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Midtown East

Running east from Fifth Avenue, this section of Midtown is home to law firms and businesses galore. Tourist attractions in Midtown East include the United Nations Headquarters, the Chrysler Building, and Grand Central Terminal.

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New York

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Times Square & Midtown

The most obvious attraction in Midtown West is Times Square. Gigantic billboards, tourist throngs, and bright lights provide the postcard image of New York. This neighborhood also boasts the Theater District and the Museum of Modern Art.

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Upper West Side & Harlem

Largely a residential area, the Upper West Side is packed with attractive brownstones and high-rises. The neighborhood boasts the Museum of Natural History and the Hayden Planetarium along with easy access to Central Park. Further north is Harlem, a lively and historic hood increasingly popular with visitors to the city.

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