Located in East Village, the neighborhood was the true and
living image of urban grit. Growing trendier by the day, the
neighborhood still maintains its bohemian and edgy flair, but has
begun to epitomize "shabby-chic" with street art paired with
Starbucks and Capital One. Despite the increasingly expensive
rental prices in this area, the neighborhood is still heavy with
indie coffee shops, vintage clothing stores, and avant-garde
Although Alphabet City has managed to escape a lot of the heavy
development found in other lower Manhattan neighborhoods, more and
more high-rises and condos are being developed and the population
of Alphabet is growing more and more diverse everyday.
Alphabet City in the 21st century is calmer than its late 20th
century self. The roots put down by its artist founders still
exist, but with the rest of New York, it grew into a trendy area.
It still maintains its bohemian and edgy flair but has begun to
Alphabet City Apartments, East Village Apartments
The Mermaid Inn and Poco - Nyc are some of the restaurants in the area. You can find Edi & The Wolf nearby.