Nolita is a small but jam-packed Manhattan neighborhood filled with boutiques, restaurants, and galleries. Nolita stands for “North of Little Italy,” and the neighborhood was historically inhabited by Italian immigrants. Today, many elderly descendants of these immigrants still live in the neighborhood. They’re joined by young professionals and families who are attracted by how quiet the neighborhood is. Nolita, which is located East of SoHo, West of Lower East Side, South of NoHoand north of Little Italy, is a beautiful enclave in Lower Manhattan that has a true community feel.

Nolita Attractions

Many people visit Nolita to shop. Nolita is home to high-end chain shops, like Rag & Bone and Vince. It also has many vintage shops and chic boutiques, like eclectic clothing store Creatures of Comfort. Book lovers flock to McNally Jackson, an independent bookshop that has a large selection of fiction and non-fiction books. They also host events with top authors.

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Art lovers often visit Nolita to see the International Center of Photography. This museum was founded in 1974, and they’ve presented over 700 exhibits that show the power of photography. When you go to the ICP, you’ll be treated to visually arresting, powerful images that tell a clear story. After visiting the ICP, check out some of the other independent art galleries throughout Nolita. You’ll also see plenty of art when you're just walking around. Throughout the neighborhood, there are gorgeous murals painted on the walls, adding pops of color to Nolita's streets.

Nolita Restaurants and Bars

Within Nolita’s four-block radius, you’ll find an impressive mix of cuisine from around the world. Nolita has everything from tiny grab-and-go places like Japanese eatery Eight Turn Crepe to trendy Mediterranean tapas restaurants like Estela. Plus, Nolita shows its Italian roots with pizza places like L’asso, which has unique toppings like pears and Brussel sprouts available. Peasant is another popular spot for Italian fare. This rustic spot serves classic wood-fired Italian dishes, including pizza, gnocchi, and lasagna.

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If you’re looking for a spot to grab a cocktail, check out Botancia Bar. This basement dive bar is a popular spot for the after-work crowd, and they have a happy hour on weekdays. If you’re looking for a drink that will cool you down on a hot day, try the booze-filled at Mother’s Ruins. Along with their famous slushy, Mother’s Ruins also has a large menu with high-end versions of classic bar food, like duck wings and pickled pepper poppers. Nolita’s chic bars always draw in a crowd.

Other surrounding neighborhoods are SoHo, NoHo and Lower East Side.


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One Kenmare Square

One Kenmare Square façade is composed of alternating horizontal bands of brick & glass on an undulating curve that shifts at every floor. The banded brick is reminiscent of the old warehouse buildings that are part of this part of the city. The brick on the front façades is a textured iridescent gray. At different times of day, the brick will appear to change color, from a silvery sheen to purple gray, to black.

The Seymour

The Seymour is designed to provide its inhabitants with beautiful apartments as well as an environment that provides luxury, tranquility and fun, starting with its boutique hotel-like lobby and following through to the well selected and designed amenity spaces.

Walker Tower

Ralph Thomas Walker, who was hailed in The New York Times as the “architect of the century”, designed Walker Tower, which was completed in 1929.

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The Caledonia

The Caledonia, Manhattan’s first luxury condominium tower on the highly anticipated High Line Park, is located at 450 West 17th Street between Ninth and Tenth Avenues. Situated at the nexus of West Chelsea and the Meatpacking District, these condominium residences reveal breathtaking views of the Hudson River and Manhattan skyline.

One Madison

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Superior Ink

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Soho Mews

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