at a Glance:
its northern neighbor, Soho,
Tribeca (named for the TRIangle BElow CAnal Street) was
part of the bohemian drive to take over the area's old
warehouses and commercial spaces by poor artists during
the 1960's and 70's. Today, it is one of Manhattan's most
Soho, Tribeca features a variety of different architectural
styles and still manages to retain its neighorhood feel.
The area is a great place to explore by day with its maze
of quiet, cobblestone streets and walks along the Hudson
night, the neighborhood is alive with outdoor cafes and
trendy restaurants, celebrity sightings, and in April
plays host to the hubub of the Tribeca
How to get to Tribeca by subway: Take the 1 or 9
train to Canal, Franklin, or Chambers; the 2 or 3 express
trains to Chambers; the A, C, and E trains to Canal and
West Broadway; the 6 train to Canal and Broadway.
to get to Tribeca by bus: From downtown, take the M20
up Hudson Street or the M6 up Sixth Avenue. From uptown,
take the M20 down Seventh Avenue/Varick Street or the M1
down Broadway. The M22 goes cross-town at Chambers Street.
about Tribeca around the Web: