The well-preserved historic Fulton/Seaport area is tied to New York’s rich maritime history. The neighborhood features some of the oldest architecture found in Downtown Manhattan, and the narrow winding streets take you on a journey through history with numerous restored early-19th-century buildings contrasted with modern luxury apartment buildings.
Residents and tourists alike flock to the waterfront and pier to catch stunning views of the Brooklyn Bridge. South Street Seaport is filled with retailers and popular restaurants, while to the north of the neighborhood, one can find more diverse eateries and stores. Numerous bars contribute to the area’s nightlife, where the lights of Brooklyn’s skyline shine through the windows.