A major street in New York City, Canal Street is the main boundary for Chinatown, separating it from Little Italy. Canal Street also forms the northern boundary of the Tribeca neighborhood, and the southern boundary of SoHo. Often referred to as simply “Canal” this street crosses lower Manhattan to join New Jersey in the west, traveling via the Holland Tunnel. It crosses to Brooklyn in the east, over the Manhattan Bridge.
Businesses along Canal Street include The Sheraton Tribeca New York Hotel, SoHo Grand Hotel, Sears, and the Chinatown Federal Savings Bank. Canal Street offers plenty of low and high-rise options for anyone searching for an office space location.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Canal Street offers eclectic entertainment, shopping, and dining options with its open storefronts and street vendors to the west, as well as its banks and jewelry shops to the east. Canal Street houses the main Chinese jewelry business district of Chinatown. Canal Street provides plenty of opportunity to eat from one of New York’s great open-air food cart vendors. Other dining options include Les Enfants Terribles, Yi Ding Hao Dumpling Incorporated, and the New Fortune Restaurant.
Canal Street is served by six New York City Subway stations, including: • Canal Street (IRT Broadway – Seventh Avenue Line) at Varick Street, served by the 1 and 2 trains. • Canal Street (IND Eighth Avenue Line) at Sixth Avenue, served by the A, C, and E trains. • Canal Street (BMT Broadway Line) at Broadway, served by the N, Q, and R trains. • Canal Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) at Lafayette Street, served by the 4, 6, and <6> trains. • Canal Street (BMT Nassau Street Line) at Center Street, served by the J and Z trains. • East Broadway (IND Sixth Avenue Line) at East Broadway, served by the F train. John F. Kennedy International Airport is within 16 miles of Canal Street, while LaGuardia International Airport is within 10 miles.