LOWER MANHATTAN is an icon of history and a bastion of change. From Wall Street to the Seaport District — the neighborhood is alive with activity. In recent years, this already bustling area has marked several significant milestones, among them the much-anticipated opening of the 9/11 MEMORIAL MUSEUM as well as the unveiling of ONE WORLD TRADE CENTER and ONE WORLD OBSERVATORY.
Dining destinations HUDSON EATS, LE DISTRICT and the historic Harbor House at PIER A have contributed to an ongoing culinary boom. By the end of 2016, a slew of noteworthy flagship shopping, dining and visitor experiences will continue to debut at BROOKFIELD PLACE and WESTFIELD WORLD TRADE CENTER. These new arrivals are complementing a robust retail and cultural landscape that is already populated by more than 1,100 OUTSTANDING RESTAURANTS AND RETAILERS and over 400 ATTRACTIONS. During a trip to New York City, Lower Manhattan is THE PERFECT LOCATION to stay. Pedestrian and bike-friendly, it offers a plethora of transit choices: 12 subway lines, 30 bus routes, 6 ferry terminals, the PATH train and the free Downtown Connection bus service. There are 27 HOTELS with 5,700 ROOMS and 5 more hotels coming by the end of 2016, spanning all budgets and styles. A multitude of fun and enticing activities and attractions along with a palpable sense of history, make
Lower Manhattan an easy, entertaining and surprising place to explore.