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Located along the East River with front-row views of the Brooklyn Bridge and the city skyline, the Seaport District is one of the most dynamic neighborhoods in New York City.

The charming cobblestone streets and historic buildings of the city’s oldest waterfront neighborhood are now the cultural heart of downtown Manhattan and home to some of the city’s most innovative culinary, fashion and entertainment experiences.

To honor the area’s history as New York’s original commercial hub, The Howard Hughes Corporation has been artfully transforming several city blocks of the Seaport into a modern “port of discovery.”

Anchoring the neighborhood is Pier 17, the home of year-round rooftop entertainment and new waterfront restaurants from powerhouse chefs, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, David Chang, Helene Henderson and Andrew Carmellini.

The Seaport offers many other excellent food and beverage options like Cobble & Co., by CHLOE and Big Gay Ice Cream. In the warmer months, Fulton Street comes alive with locals and visitors mingling over drinks at Garden Bar, the largest outdoor bar in the city.

Fashion, beauty and art are at the beating heart of the Seaport District, where shoppers can browse brands including Scotch & Soda and SJP by Sarah Jessica Parker, then experience art in one of the Wallplay galleries.

Those looking for a culture will find it at the South Street Seaport Museum, which tells the history of the neighborhood through engaging exhibits and tours of historic ships, or at Black Gotham Experience, which strives to tell the story of the African Diaspora in New York City.

To top it all off, there is year-round community programming like Seaport Fit, Seaport Cinema and Seaport Kids, programming for our youngest neighbors.

Coming Soon: The Seaport District continues to evolve, with new experiences on the way, including a 53,000-square-foot food hall by Jean-Georges Vongerichten in the restored Tin Building.