Even though the area carries a lot of historic value, it still offers a lot of entertaining facilities like the AMC movie theater, fitness centers, shopping and tourist attractions.
The Kips Bay area offers excellent views of the East River and numerous historic buildings.
A compilation of modern hi-rise buildings, brownstones and one very old, rare wooden house belonging to the settler from which the area takes its name, Jacobs Hendrickson Kips.
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Broadway Alley (no relation to musical theater) is reportedly the last unpaved street in Manhattan.
A nice area to take in some sights, watch a movie or do some shopping.
In close proximity to lower Manhattan where many people go to enjoy nightclubs and popular hang out spots.