Near the Duane Street Hotel’s neighborhood of Tribeca, the little Nolita—North of Little Italy—is a hotbed of world-class dining, and interesting New York City attractions. Here’s our neighborhood guide for Nolita.

The Restaurants

Manhattan as a whole is a foodie’s paradise, and the collection of spots representing the Nolita neighborhood is as impressive as any. There’s Ramen Lab—which rotates flying in the best ramen chefs from around the world—and a number of other acclaimed spots like The Butcher’s Daughter, Egg Shop, Cafe Habana, La Esquina, and Seamore’s.

Elizabeth Street Garden

In the middle of the tall buildings of Nolita, a peaceful and artful space stays preserved at the Elizabeth Street Garden. Filled with a number of plants and trees, walkways and benches, sculptures and works of street art, it’s a true favorite of local pedestrians.

Elizabeth Street Garden. New York, NY

International Center of Photography Museum

Tucked away on a corner block of Nolita, the International Center of Photography Museum is among the most unique and well curated institutions in town. It hosts brilliant exhibitions from around the world, and the programming focuses on work that is socially and politically minded.

International Center of Photography Museum. 250 Bowery

St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral

Over 200 years old, St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral is one of the oldest structures in town, and churches in the country. The historic building is available to tour, take mass, and attend a number of city events during your visit to the neighborhood.

Houston Street

The famous and awesome Houston Street runs across the top of the Nolita neighborhood. Finish of your tour by exploring this awesome stretch that’s home to awesome attractions like the Houston-Bowery Wall, Russ & Daughters, and a couple of the city’s best movie theatres.