Once a verdant farmland, then a bustling hub of industry and manufacturing, later an enclave for bohemian artists, and now a center for technology companies and startups, DUMBO has an eclectic soul that is still present today.
Explore the Neighborhood
As evidenced by its acronymic name (Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass), DUMBO is a neighborhood with a true creative spirit. From the cobblestone streets to the old factories converted into innovative retail and trendy restaurants, the Brooklyn and Manhattan bridges, and the infamous views of Manhattan from the park-laden waterfront, DUMBO upholds its reputation as the most desirable place to live in New York City.
On a typical day, a youthful spirit fills the streets of DUMBO with a mix of locals and travelers alike. With no shortage of offerings from coffee roasters and crafted cocktails, to world-renowned pizza and waterfront fine dining, strolls through the park or live music under the archway, DUMBO is a gem of a neighborhood.