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Chinatown and Civic Center

New York City's Chinatown, a tightly-packed yet sprawling neighborhood which continues to grow rapidly, is the largest Chinatown in the United States and the site of the largest concentration of Chinese in the western hemisphere! Both a tourist attraction and the home of the majority of Chinese New Yorkers, Chinatown offers visitor and resident alike hundreds of restaurants, booming fruit and fish markets and shops of knickknacks and sweets on torturously winding and overcrowded streets.


The Civic Center is anchored by City Hall, a landmark building which has been the seat of City government for 186 years. If you want to get hitched, head to the Municipal Building at 1 Centre Street. more on getting married in NYC...


Major Sights

in geographical order
  • Museum of Chinese in the Americas 70 Mulberry Street at Bayard
  • Confucius Plaza Bowery
  • Buddhist Temple Bowery & Temple Street
  • Church of the Transfiguration Mott & Pell Street
  • Chinatown Fair Mott Street & Chatham Square
  • First Chinese Presbyterian Church Market & Henry Street
  • City Hall Park, City Hall and Tweed Courthouse Broadway and Chambers
  • Municipal Building 1 Centre Street
  • Foley Square and U.S. Courthouse Centre Street & St. Andrews Place
  • Woolworth Building Park Place & Broadway
  • St Paul's Chapel Fulton Street & Broadway

 

 

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