Before Tribeca (TRIangle BElow CAnal), Dumbo (Down Under Manhattan Bridge Overpass), Nolita (North of Little ITAly), or Nomad (North of MADison Square Park), there was SoHo (South of Houston Street). Take a walk around the neighborhood in Manhattan that started the trend of acronyms for place names.
Where can you confirm who is buried in Grant’s Tomb (Riverside at W. 122nd) or search for peacocks wandering in a garden behind a grand unfinished cathedral? It's Morningside Heights in upper Manhattan, also the home of NYC's Ivy League University and many quiet tree-lined side streets.
In The Heights
What Manhattan neighborhood holds Manhattan’s oldest surviving mansion, has a safer crime rate than Greenwich Village, is only 20 minutes from Times Square via express subway, and was the subject of a recent Tony Award winning musical? Take a walk in Washington Heights and learn more . . .