Manhattan at a Glance

Sotheby's International Realty
Considered by many to be both the cultural and the financial capital of the world, the island of Manhattan covers an area of over 23 square miles featuring some of the most famous landmarks found anywhere and some of the most desirable neighborhoods, from Gramercy Park to [Greenwich Village|seo:NeighborhoodProfile_14|title:Greenwich Village luxury homes and real estate], SoHo, the Upper East Side and TriBeCa. Visitors can enjoy renowned theaters from Broadway in Times Square to respected local theaters in neighborhoods throughout the city, countless art galleries and museums such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art and many others found on Museum Mile, exceptional shopping from the boutiques in SoHo to the world-class shops along the Upper East Side’s Fifth and Madison Avenues, restaurants with cuisine by some of the world’s most respected chefs, and one of the largest urban parks, the beautiful 843-acre Central Park. [Manhattan real estate|seo:RegionHomePage|title:Manhattan real estate] includes a wide range of offerings, from historic prewar residences to beautiful brownstones, magnificent lofts and penthouses, and elegant homes in some of the most sought-after locations, such as Park Avenue, Fifth Avenue and Central Park West.