What it’s like:Hip · Industrial · Quiet
Known for:Boutique · Nightlife · Museums
Tips from locals
Great hip neighborhood for shopping and dining. You’ll probably see super models roaming the streets.
Another area within walking distance is SoHo. The famously arty neighborhood of the ’70s and ’80s has evolved into one of New York City’s prime shopping districts. SoHo (an acronym for South of Houston Street) still features galleries, though these days the work within them tends toward the more…
Soho is only 5-10 minutes walking. There you will find all of the top trendy stores for shopping as well as lots of European type cafes and of course, fine dinning.
It’s hard to believe the ultra-trendy area of Soho (which stands for South of Houston Street) was once a manufacturing district dismissed as ‘Hell’s Hundred Acres’. Today, the neighborhood is home to a booming art scene, top restaurants, and plenty of ‘grammable attractions.