Located at the center of City Hall Park, New York City Hall is situated between Broadway, Park Row, and Chambers Street. As the oldest City Hall in the United States, this site is both a National Historic Landmark and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Both the exterior of the building and the interior have been designated as New York City landmarks. The City Hall building houses the office of the Mayor of New York, and the chambers of the New York City Council.
Surrounding City Hall is an area that is commonly referred to as Manhattan’s Civic Center. This area is comprised of city, state, and federal government offices. A number of the older commercial structures are being converted into upscale residential units, and some have office space available. Businesses surrounding City Hall include FedEx Office Print & Ship Center, The New York Stock Exchange, Miller Co PC and Crosssquare. There are a number of architectural landmarks surrounding City Hall, such as St. Paul’s Chapel, St. Peters Church, the Woolworth Building, Tweed Courthouse, the Manhattan Municipal Building, the Park Row Building, One Police Plaza, and the Brooklyn Bridge.
Entertainment And Dining Out
For dining and entertainment near City Hall, try Brick NYC offering live Jazz music to listen to as you eat their delicious eggplant parmigiana. Jerry’s Café has all the American favorites, like mac-n-cheese, or lettuce and tomato sandwiches and for great Indian cuisine head to the Taj Tribeca.
The nearest operating subway stations to City Hall include Brooklyn Bridge – City Hall, offering the IRT Lexington Avenue Line’s 4, 5, 6, and 6 trains. There is also City Hall BMT Broadway Line with N and R trains, and Park Place IRT Broadway – Seventh Avenue Line with its 2 and 3 trains. LaGuardia Airport is the closest airport to City Hall. It is located in Queens, 8 miles from Manhattan. Public transportation from LaGuardia is provided by bus. Kennedy Airport is 15 miles from the New York City Hall. You can travel from this airport via a light-rail Airtrain that connects directly to New York’s subway system.