At the heart of the city lies Manhattan, which is known as quintessential New York City. It is the most famous area of the city, and the one most captured on film, television, and in pop culture. It provides its citizens, as well as tourists, with the most opportunity for diversity—of people, of things to do, of opportunities. It has the most museums, theatres, and world-renowned landmarks of any other borough, as well as the most convenient mass transit.
- Built in the Eighteen or Nineteen century. Originally built as luxurious one family homes, these houses usually feature fireplaces, moldings and other typical prewar characteristics. Offers the luxury of a private home in the city and often were converted to multiple apartment buildings.