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NYC & Company Explores Neighborhoods across the City


The Museum of Jewish Heritage is located in Lower Manhattan. Photo courtesy of NYC & Company/Marley White.

May 1, 2013 - Each month, NYC & Company publishes a new Neighborhood x Neighborhood guide on nycgo.com, exploring one of the vibrant communities that make New York City such an extraordinary place. In May, Neighborhood x Neighborhood will highlight organizations and destinations in one of the City’s most dynamic areas, Lower Manhattan. From the Financial District and Battery Park City to the National September 11 Memorial, Lower Manhattan is home to diverse attractions that engage visitors from across the five boroughs and beyond.

Cultural Attractions in Lower Manhattan

• Located in Battery Park City, The Skyscraper Museum celebrates New York City’s rich architectural heritage as the birthplace of the modern skyscraper. www.skyscraper.org

• The Museum of Jewish Heritage honors those who lost their lives during the Holocaust and offers visitors multiple perspectives on modern Jewish history, life and culture. www.mjhnyc.org

• The country’s only independent museum dedicated to American financial history, the Museum of American Finance has interactive displays and historical artifacts pertaining to Wall Street, plus programming for families. www.moaf.org

Bowne & Co Stationers and Bowne Printers give visitors a glimpse inside a 19th-century print shop. Bowne displays some of the world’s oldest working printing presses, and it even offers handcrafted print runs for letterheads, note cards and announcements. www.southstreetseaportmuseum.org

For more attractions in Lower Manhattan and neighborhoods across the city, visit nycgo.com/neighborhoods.
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