Overview of Neighborhood:
The Seaport of Manhattan is most often referred to as the South Seaport and is known primarily as a tourist destination. It is one of NYC’s most popular tourist hotspots for its history, river frontage, and shopping/dining opportunities, and was named by Travel + Leisure “the 26th top destination around the world”. When compared to other neighboring Lower Manhattan districts, the South Seaport has a small residential demographic. This said, Seaport Animal Hospital is able to provide quality veterinary services to, not just the South Seaport pet population; but also, to the adjacent and nearby Financial District in Manhattan.
Seaport Location: The Seaport of Manhattan is located along the East River and extends to Fulton Street, as a part of the Financial District and has the following Lower Manhattan zip codes: 10004, 10005, 10006, and 10038. The Financial District is located at southern base of the Manhattan borough and includes the Seaport NYC.
Seaport/Financial District Population: Though primarily a historic and shopping-oriented tourist spot, the South Seaport in Manhattan has approximately 3,414 residents. The population is estimated to be 1,921 females and 1,493 males, and average household size is 1.7 people. 29% of residents are married. The adjacent/inclusive neighborhood of the Financial District has approximately 9,900 residents with a daily influx of people estimated at 300,000.
South Seaport Attractions: The South Seaport is known for its history, shopping, and fine array of restaurants. A few of the most notable South Seaport attractions are as follows:
- – South Street Seaport: The Historic District
- – Pier 17
- – Titanic Memorial Lighthouse
- – South Street Seaport Museum
- – The Bridge Café
Financial District Attractions: The Financial District is adjacent to the Seaport, NYC and makes up the southern area of Manhattan on the east side. Popular attractions for the Financial District are:
- – Federal Hall National Memorial
- – NYC Police Museum
- – Wall Street
- – Museum of American Finance
- – Bowling Green
- – New York Stock Exchange
Schools: Schools in the Seaport NYC area include the following: Trapeze School of New York, NYU Law School, eChalk, Pace University, Montessori School of Manhattan, and Murray Bergtraum High School for Business.
Hospitals: Medical services are provided in the Seaport of Manhattan by New York Downtown Hospital.
Animal Shelters: Lower Manhattan is served by the following animal shelters: Animal Haven, Center for Animal Care, The Humane Society of New York, Bideawee, AMC Health, and Kitty Kind and are the closest animal shelters for the Seaport NYC. Seaport NYC Community