Named for Avenues A, B, C, and D that make up the community, Alphabet City has recently transformed into a trendy Manhattan neighborhood. It is located is the East Village and runs from 14th Street to Houston Street. It is one of America's greatest "melting pots" with a diverse German, Hispanic, Polish, Italian, Jewish, and African-American population. When planning your New York vacation, you will find many affordable Alphabet City hotels
Out and About in Alphabet City
The majority of Alphabet City's attractions are located on Avenues A, B, and C, while Avenue D remains a predominantly residential area. Opting for car rentals in Alphabet City that will provide you with easy access to all the great attractions. You can begin your trip with a stop at Tompkins Square Park on the corner of Avenue A and 10th Street. Here, you will find numerous walking and biking trails, playgrounds, live musical performances, and a weekly farmer's market. A walking tour of the neighborhood will highlight several historic buildings, such as the Public National Bank of New York and St. Nicholas of Myra Church, as well as beautiful community gardens like El Jardin del Paraiso. To learn more about the history of Alphabet City, a trip to the Museum of Reclaimed Urban Spaces is a must.
Eating and Drinking
The cultural diversity of this community is most notable in its large number of dining establishments. Rather than popular food chain restaurants and coffee shops, you will find numerous indie restaurants serving authentic cultural foods, such as Serbian, Greek, Italian, Cuban, Asian, Latin, Mexican, and more. The neighborhood is also a hotbed for late-night bars and nightclubs. The majority of restaurants and nightclubs in Alphabet City are located right along Avenue A, B, and C. You also will find many cheap hotels in Alphabet City along these avenues.
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