Relatively less densely packed than other neighborhoods, at just under twice as dense on a population per square mile basis than New York as a whole. That said, Midtown is full of big buildings and office workers; during the day sidewalk space is at a premium.
Times Square, Rock Center, some great restaurants, theater, and a whole lot of office buildings. Year round, the area around 42nd St. and 7th Avenue buzzes with tourists anxious to see the iconic space, as well as locals, on their daily commute to various office buildings and studios in the area. And of course, Broadway and Off-Broadway theatres heavily populate the neighborhood. The red TKTS booth in...