What Are Some of the Neighborhoods Included in New York's Five Boroughs?


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New York City has hundreds of individual neighborhoods, too many for a comprehensive list. However, some of the more well-known examples are Midtown, Harlem, Hell's Kitchen and the Garment District.

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What Are Some of the Neighborhoods Included in New York's Five Boroughs?
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The Bronx has a wide variety of neighborhood types, from the upper-income Pelham Bay and Morris Park to the historically lower-income neighborhoods of the South Bronx. The stadium of the New York Yankees is located in the Highbridge area of the South Bronx, as of March 2015. Fordham is home to the Bronx Zoo and several other popular attractions.

Highlights of Brooklyn include the classic architecture of Bed-Stuy, the Russian culture of Brighton Beach, the scenery of Brooklyn Heights and the amusement park at Coney Island. Manhattan is home to New York's Chinatown, as well as Harlem, Hell's Kitchen, the Diamond District and Soho, among many other famous neighborhoods.

Flushing, Astoria and Jackson Heights are notable neighborhoods in Queens for their culture and attractions. St. George is the neighborhood that visitors step into when visiting Staten Island by ferry. The Greenbelt is home to the largest nature preserve in the city.

Though neighborhoods in New York City do not have formal or fixed boundaries for the most part, the Department of City Planning has issued a wall map that shows the general locations of many different neighborhoods in the five boroughs.

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