Short for “North of Little Italy,” the name Nolita was coined in a 1996 article in The New York Times that aimed to label this then-newly trendy little area. Bordered by Houston Street (pronounced house-tun), the Bowery, Broome Street, and Lafayette Street, this Lower East Side neighborhood includes the famous Puck Building (at the corner of Houston and Lafayette) and the original St. Patrick’s Cathedral (at the triangular intersection of Mulberry, Mott and Prince Streets).

One of the smallest retail districts in the city, Nolita is light on green space and elbow room, but is nonetheless home to some of New York’s hippest restaurants and cafes, like Nolita House and Bowery Coffee, and shops, such as fashion boutiques Duncan Quinn and Creatures of Comfort, as well as independent bookseller McNally Jackson.

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SoHo and NoLita Shopping Tour

4.5 star rating: Recommended 24 Reviews

Embrace the culture of New York City's downtown neighborhoods as your guide leads you on the ultimate shopping experience in New York’s chic and abundant Soho ...  Read more

Location: New York City, New York
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $39.99

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