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How the Neighborhoods of Manhattan Got Their Names

Downtown/Battery Park City: Pic is Stone street, first paved street in New York. Waterfront here, docks for ferries, borders Wall St area.

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Stone Street in the Financial District, New York City... (All the behind the scenes were/are on Snapchat: travelinglens --- come say hello!!! )

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from NYCgo.com

The Oldest Stuff in New York City

Stone Street is the oldest paved street in NYC. It's also basically one giant open-air food court in the spring and summer, when restaurants on the street start offering al fresco dining.

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from NYCgo.com

The Oldest Stuff in New York City

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