Welcome to Flatiron
A bustling neighborhood dotted with luxury high rises.
Conveniently located in the heart of lower Manhattan, Flatiron is a dynamic neighborhood full of gorgeous architecture and incredible dining. It’s a dense neighborhood boasting some of the greatest shopping in the city. Residents can enjoy the bustling pace of life just beyond their doors.
Named for its iconic skyscraper, Flatiron has long been a commercial hub, beginning with everything from fashion artisans to toy manufacturers and now many high-profile tech startups. Most days, professionals mingle with tourists who come to visit Madison Square Park and Union Square.
Flatiron is a mainly commercial neighborhood, but over time, many corporate buildings were renovated into luxury high-rises. These residences offer amenities such as gyms, rooftops, and doormen. They coexist seamlessly with the businesses here and are steps away from incredible shopping and dining amidst the bustle of the city.
What to Love
- Conveniently located
- Lots of energy
- Incredible shopping and dining
- Home to Madison Square Park and Union Square
- Luxury high rises
During the day and on the weekends, the streets are full of professionals and tourists alike. Many residents here tend to be professionals, as it provides an easy commute to get to most places throughout Manhattan.
Dining, Entertainment, and Shopping
For retail therapy, visit the expanse of Fifth Avenue, but venture down any of its cross streets to find the best dining in the neighborhood.
Enjoy elevated fine vegan dining at Eleven Madison Park. For trendy, upscale sushi, visit Sugarfish. ABC Kitchen is an organic, humanely sourced restaurant full of fresh finds and local dishes. A beloved Flatiron institution, Gramercy Tavern is the perfect spot whether you’re getting drinks out or sitting down to a nice dinner. For a taste of rustic California, try something from the seasonal menu of Upland. The Flatiron Room is a classic gathering spot frequented by whiskey and jazz lovers.
Eataly marries shopping and dining with its delicious restaurants and a market full of delectable Italian goods. Flatiron is known for its luxurious Fifth Avenue shopping. Big names like Nike, Theory, and Marimekko have stores here.
Things to Do
The neighborhood’s namesake also happens to be a prime destination. Take pictures from the outside of The Flatiron Building or visit the gorgeous lobby of one of New York City’s oldest skyscrapers. Beyond just the titular architecture, Flatiron has plenty of recreation and culture in store for those who seek it out.
Madison Square Park is the beating heart of recreation near Flatiron. There are always art installations to be enjoyed, as well as expansive space for picnicking or recreation and a full calendar of events. From scavenger hunts and art talks to free concerts with Carnegie Hall, residents never lack things to do.
Flatiron is home to incredible schools, both public and private, that provide students with a wide variety of ways to learn.
- PS 40, PK-5, an unpretentious, highly-rated public elementary school
- PS 116, PK-5, top-rated school that values independence and project-based learning
- The Ecole, PK-8, a sought-after independent French-American bilingual school
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