BATTERY AND WHITEHALL DISTRICT --
WEST STREET AND NORTH ( HUDSON)
RIVER WATER FRONT -- LOWER WEST SIDE
-- SOUTH STREET -- WALL STREET DISTRICT
-- CITY HALL DISTRICT -- CHINATOWN --
LOWER EAST SIDE -- GREENWICH VILLAGE
Area: Battery on the south to 14th St. on the north; Hudson River to East River. Map on pages 54-55.
Principal north-south streets: Broadway, West St., Hudson St., Varick St. (and 7th Ave.), 6th Ave., Chrystie St. (and 2d Ave.), Allen St. (and 1st Ave.). Principal cross streets: Fulton St,, Chambers St. (and New Chambers St.), Canal St., Broome St. (and Delancey St.), Houston St., and 14th St.
Transportation: IRT Broadway-7th Ave. subway (local), South Ferry to 14th St. stations; IRT Lexington Ave. subway (local), Bowling Green to 14th St. stations; BMT subway (local), Whitehall St. to Union Square stations; 8th Ave. (Independent) Grand Concourse or Washington Heights subway, Broadway-Nassau St. to 14th St. stations; 8th Ave. (Independent) Queens-Church Ave. subway, East Broadway to 14th St. stations; 2d, 3d, or 9th Ave. el, South Ferry to 14th St. stations; busses on all principal north-south and cross streets except West St., Fulton St., and Broome St.
THE FLAT lower end of Manhattan, between the Battery and Fourteenth Street, is the oldest section of the city and the richest in historical associations. Today it has become a commercial, financial, and industrial center