TriBeCa is Lower Manhattan named for the "Triangle Below Canal" Street. The trendy neighborhood has residential buildings & lofts. Find a TriBeCa apartment with Think Real Estate.
TriBeCa is a neighborhood in downtown Manhattan. The name is a syllabic abbreviation of "Triangle Below Canal Street." It runs roughly from Canal Street south to Park Place, and from the Hudson River east to Broadway. TriBeCa is dominated by former industrial buildings that have been converted into residential buildings and lofts. Notable buildings in the neighborhoods include the Powell Building, on Hudson Street, which was designed by Carrere & Hastings and built in 1892.[2] At 73 Worth Street there are a handsome row of neo-Renaissance White Buildings built at the end of the Civil War in 1865. Many celebrities reside in TriBeCa, including Gisele Bndchen, Mariah Carey, Gwyneth Paltrow, Chris Martin, Harvey Keitel, Scarlett Johansson, David Russell, Josh Hartnett, Meryl Streep, M. Night Shyamalan, James Gandolfini, Michael Imperioli, Karolina Kurkova and Robert De Niro (who had a very high profile in the district's revival, such as by establishing the annual TriBeCa Film Festival in 2002). David Letterman has a residence there, as did the late John F. Kennedy, Jr... more