Bursting with vitality and artistic excellence, this neighborhood owes much of its popularity to the world’s leading performing arts center – Lincoln Center, which is located on almost 16.3 acres of land. The Lincoln Center complex comprises of these 12 organizations:
• The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
• The Film Society of Lincoln Center
• Jazz at Lincoln Center
• The Juilliard School
• Lincoln Center Theater
• Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
• The Metropolitan Opera
• New York City Ballet
• New York Philharmonic
• The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
• The School of American Ballet.
The Center is the economic engine of this area, making it one of the most desirable neighborhoods to live and work in. With an influx of around 5 million visitors annually, Lincoln Center has driven up development of social infrastructure at a rapid pace. Fordham University’s campus further adds to the student life and diversity, creating a more dynamic and vibrant community. Moreover, the Damrosch Park, Dante Park and other community gardens provide green spaces for outdoorsy activities. A mélange of aromas will greet you on the streets that are dotted with restaurants that offer different cuisines. The Subway lines 1,2 run at Lincoln Square, lines A, B,C, D also service nearby areas.