TriBeCa in Manhattan NY


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Tribeca the Area of Art Galleries

Tribeca is another very trendy residential New York Neighborhood, whose name stands for "TRIangle BElow CAnal street". The artists who left SoHo to escape the rising cost of real estate came to Tribeca. You will find many of the city's art galleries in this area as well as many restaurants shops and bars. The area is adjacent to SoHo so you can expect to find some of that same great cast iron architecture. Stroll down Harrison Street and you will find a grouping of historic townhouses. Nearby you can find a little bit of green at Washington Market Park.

Borough of Manhattan Community College

The Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC), part of the City University of New York, is located in TriBeCA. The college campus is located between Chambers Street and North Moore Street, spanning four blocks. BMCC's Fiterman Hall, severely damaged in the September 11, 2001 attacks, is slated to be demolished and rebuilt.

In 1950, according to Census, there were only 782 people living in Tribeca. By the year 2000, the population rose to 10,395 persons.

Tribeca Holland Tunnel

The Holland Tunnel connecting New York to New Jersey has its entrances and exits in the northwest corner of TriBeCa, centered around the intersection of Canal Street and Varick Street.

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