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    WELCOME TO THEATER DISTRICT
    Between the glowing neon signs and Broadway location, the Theater District has come to exemplify New York City hustle. Attractions aside, there’s nothing like coming home to the heart of Manhattan, where world-class entertainment and boundless energy are a way of life.
    Neighborhood Tags
    • SOARING SKYSCRAPERS
    • CONGESTED
    • SHOPPER'S PARADISE
    • EXPENSIVE
    • DIVERSE & ECLECTIC
    • FAST-PACED
    • COMMERCIAL
    • YOUNG & ENERGETIC
    • GREAT TRANSIT
    • TOURIST ATTRACTION
    THE NEIGHBORS
    Residents looking to rent or own closer at the heart of it all, with easy access to Central Park.
    WHAT TO EXPECT
    An energetic, commuter-friendly neighborhood surrounded by iconic NYC streets and scenery.
    THE LIFESTYLE
    High-energy days and nights, destination entertainment venues, and an approachable (and always-packed) drinking and dining scene.
    WHAT NOT TO EXPECT
    A quiet neighborhood vibe or extensive green space.
    THE MARKET
    Competitively priced. Modern doorman buildings become more expensive as you move further north toward Central Park South.
    YOU'LL FALL IN LOVE WITH
    Endless people-watching and entertainment options.
     
    NEIGHBORHOOD TAGS
    • SOARING SKYSCRAPERS
    • CONGESTED
    • SHOPPER'S PARADISE
    • EXPENSIVE
    • DIVERSE & ECLECTIC
    • FAST-PACED
    • COMMERCIAL
    • YOUNG & ENERGETIC
    • GREAT TRANSIT
    • TOURIST ATTRACTION
    LOCATED IN MANHATTAN
    East to West Boundaries: 6th Ave. to 8th Ave.
    North to South Boundaries: Central Park S. to West 40th St.
    Nearby Neighborhoods: Midtown East, Fashion District, and Hell's Kitchen
    Nearest Subways
    Commute Times
    Columbus Circle 11m by train, 3m by car
    Grand Central 15m by train, 5m by car
    Union Square 16m by train, 11m by car
    Wall Street 27m by train, 22m by car
    AROUND THE BLOCK
    THEATER DISTRICT:
    Vibrant sites and scenes of the city.
    The Theater District has undergone serious transformation over the last century. During the early 20th century, the area was known as home to history-making families such as the the Astors and the Rockefellers, and was officially named for the New York Times original headquarters on the square in 1903. The post-Depression era saw an influx of downtown-bred music, dance, and drama venues (hence, the term “Theater District”), and a mid-century decline followed by a city-led commercial rebrand and tourist boom. Today’s Theater District is a hub for awe-inspiring happenings around every corner.
    THE NEIGHBORS:
    Residents looking to rent or own closer at the heart of it all, with easy access to Central Park.
    The Theater District’s central location may not lend itself to a relaxation, but it’s perfect for work-hard-play-hard professionals. Those who want to live close to midtown offices, or criss-cross major business hubs -- from Wall Street and Grand Central Station to JFK airport and beyond -- appreciate the quick commute times.
    The area’s tourist-friendly status also makes for great people- and culture-watching, and high-energy professionals, writers, and directors will confess to seeking out a Times Square address for this reason alone.
    WHAT TO EXPECT:
    An energetic, commuter-friendly neighborhood surrounded by iconic NYC streets and scenery.
    For those that want to live and play at “the center of it all”, there’s no more stimulating place than the Theater District, often also referred to as Midtown West.
    Life here can feel like more like a global crossroads than a defined neighborhood. The gleaming building towers and dayglo signs define the look and feel of the area as much as the residential buildings themselves.
    THE LIFESTYLE:
    High-energy days and nights, destination entertainment venues, and an approachable (and always packed) drinking and dining scene.
    Manhattan owes much of its fast-paced cultural reputation to the sights and sounds that you’ll only find in the Theater District. Street artists, souvenir carts, and a constant flow of foot traffic keeps the neighborhood on a round-the-clock cycle of commerce, culture, and fun-seeking.
    Despite the crowds, an overwhelming array of public events and happenings make for a never-ending supply of things to see and experience.
    The Gershwin Theater, Carnegie and Hudson Hall broadway shows keep culture buffs flocking to the area night after night. Rising dance, music, and visual art talents treat Times Square as a training ground for their latest material, from stand-up routines to spray-paint portraits.
    When it comes to dining, the Theater District is an equal mix of swank eateries and over-the-top national chain outposts, from celebrity chef and hotel eateries such as Eric Ripert’s Le Bernardin and The Lamb’s Club, to Manhattan classic Bond 45 and the country’s largest T.G.I. Friday’s location.
    WHAT NOT TO EXPECT:
    A quiet neighborhood vibe or extensive green space.
    Taxis and tourist destinations dominate the Theater District scene. Those seeking more greenery and room to spread out and have fun should look west to the Hell’s Kitchen waterfront or the less congested streets of Midtown East.
    Things tend to slow down (and get greener) the closer you head north, and families and older residents choose to rent on the Theater District’s northernmost blocks along 59th Street -- a.k.a., Central Park South -- for the iconic address and awe-inspiring city skyline views.
    THE MARKET:
    Competitively priced. Modern doorman buildings become more expensive as you move further north toward Central Park South.
    Young professionals and newcomers are pleasantly surprised to find competitively priced studio apartments and penthouses in the heart of Times Square.
    Not surprisingly, public green spaces (and space in general) come at a premium here. Larger, family-friendly floorplans are more common among the more expensive options bordering Central Park West.
    YOU'LL FALL IN LOVE WITH:
    Endless people-watching and entertainment options.
    Larger-than-life commercial outposts and talent spanning Broadway and beyond attract visitors and residents from all walks of life and corners of the globe.
    From jaw-dropping landmarks such as towering One Times Square and majestic Carnegie Hall, to the open-air TKTS public amphitheater pavillion and never-ending theater options, wonder and excitement are a way of life in the Theater District.