The well-preserved historic Fulton/Seaport area is tied to New York’s maritime history with the South Street Seaport museum showcasing such an era. The neighborhood features some of the oldest architecture found in Downtown Manhattan, and the narrow winding streets takes you on a journey through history with numerous restored early-19th century buildings contrasted with luxury apartment buildings.
Fulton/Seaport gives off a touristy vibe. 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 ethnic eateries and stores. Numerous bars contribute to the area’s nightlife, where the lights of Brooklyn’s skyline often draw many eyes.