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TRIBECA

Known for
  • Celebrity sightings
  • Converted loft buildings
  • The Odeon Restaurant
  • TriBeCa Film Festival
  • Washington Market Park (one of the city's oldest)

Downtown West, from Canal Street to Vesey Street, and West Street to Broadway.

 

 

TriBeCa’s reputation as a mecca for celebrities is only part of the mystique of this downtown neighborhood. Sure, plenty of bold-faced names call the “Triangle Below Canal” home. But so do lots of non-famous folk, who are drawn by the lush parks, renowned public schools and breathtaking views of the Hudson River. In fact, amidst the former warehouses, cast-iron buildings and cobbled streets is a surprisingly family-friendly community, which thrives in balanced co-existence with galleries, performance spaces and some of the city’s best restaurants.

 

Iconic Architecture

TriBeCa is known as a loft lover’s paradise, thanks to the predominance of historic industrial buildings that have been converted into residences with open floor plans, high ceilings and ample natural light. The booming condominium market has also spurred office tower conversions and a spate of new construction, including nine new projects on Lower Broadway between Worth and Walker Streets.

 

Historic Highlights

  • TriBeCa was the city’s textile and cotton hub in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. In the 1960’s and 70’s, young artists and their families began converting the empty warehouse and loft spaces into roomy, high-ceilinged residences.
  • The TriBeCa Open Artist Studio Tour (TOAST), was founded in 1996 to empower the neighborhood’s working artists. The annual free walking tour provides a glimpse into the lives of some of the city’s best creative talent.
  • Robert De Niro, TriBeCa’s best-known business owner, is behind a number of neighborhood enterprises, including the renowned restaurants Nobu and TriBeCa Grill. De Niro was also instrumental in launching the TriBeCa Film Festival shortly after 9/11. It has grown into an annual event that continues to this day.

Neighborhood Favorites

Stella

Mysterious Bookshop

Tribeca Grill

Tamarind

Sarabeth’s

The Laughing Man

Kaffe 1668

Nancy Whiskey Pub

Loopy Doopy Rooftop Bar  

Woolworth Building

Washington Market Park