Welcome to Midtown
This lively area close to New York’s central hub has an abundance of public transport options, which makes it ideal for commuters
Midtown is next to several quintessential New York City attractions, including Broadway, Times Square and Rockefeller Center. You're never far from a festival, event or celebration of epic proportions.
Midtown, and more specifically Hell's Kitchen, is also ideal for commuters. Its excellent location means it's close to one of the most accessible concentrations of subway options in the entire city. All of the main lines are within walking distance.
What to Love
- Excellent shopping options
- Lively bars and pubs
- Desirable condos and townhomes
- Hell’s Kitchen dining scene
- Vibrant, fast-paced lifestyle
- Amazing location for commuters
People and Lifestyle
Midtown and Hell's Kitchen have undergone transformative growth over the past few decades, allowing the area to evolve into one of New York's most desirable neighborhoods. With so many fantastic transportation options and an ideal location that puts residents right outside the city's primary hub, this area is relatively affordable and makes for an easy commute.
Dining, Shopping and Entertainment
Aquavit, a high-end Scandinavian restaurant in a minimalist Nordic setting, offers a genuinely unique dining experience. You won't find anywhere else like it in the city. Midtown West is also home to the Ralph Lauren-designed eatery The Polo Bar, a sophisticated spot for bar bites and classic cocktails.
There are so many different bagel shops in the city that it's hard to know which are the best. Liberty Bagels should be your first stop in Midtown for housemade kettle-boiled bagels, coffee, eggs and sandwiches. Liberty Bagels is also the home of the delicious specialty rainbow bagels that you've probably seen on Instagram! There is also Best Bagel & Coffee, a straightforward grab-and-go outpost that’s perfect for a pre-work pick-me-up.
Located in Hell's Kitchen, the K. Rico Steakhouse is an upscale establishment with patio and sidewalk seating where you can get mouthwatering South American steaks and other Latin dishes. If you prefer Thai or Vietnamese food, OBAO is ideal. This sleek eatery specializes in noodles and barbecue.
Midtown is home to excellent shopping options, including the impressive 10-level Macy's. This particular Macy's is the largest department store in the country and is known for its annual Thanksgiving Day Parade. Midtown is also where you'll find New York staples like Bergdorfs, Bloomingdale's, Barneys, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Tiffany & Co.
Things to Do
Rockefeller Center is located in Midtown Manhattan, which means you have plenty of seasonal and year-round activities to participate in at any given time. One thing always worth doing is seeing the gorgeous city skyline from the Top of the Rock, the observation deck at 30 Rockefeller Plaza featuring 360-degree views. Then from October to April, you can go ice-skating on the famous Rockefeller ice rink. There is always great shopping available at Rockefeller Center.
If you want to learn more about show business or watch one of your favorite live television shows in-person, you can attend a taping of Saturday Night Live, The Tonight Show, Today, or Late Night. During the holiday season, the Rockettes perform at the Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall.
Midtown is home to Bryant Park, also known as Manhattan Square Park. This beloved park is known for regularly hosting performances, movie nights, and all kinds of fun recreational activities. Of course, Midtown is also where you'll find Times Square and the Broadway stage if you want to watch one of the many acclaimed plays and musicals that are hosted there year-round.