Ludlow 38

38 Ludlow Street

The Goethe-Institut's SoHo art gallery, concentrating on German artists and sponsored by MINI.


Drag the street view to look around 360°.
Use the arrow buttons to navigate down the street and around the neighborhood!

Chinatown Description

Ludlow 38 is located in the Chinatown neighborhood of Manhattan. Concentrated below Canal Street and populated mostly by Cantonese speakers, the diversity of the new Chinatown reflects large-scale immigration from Fujian province and Taiwan, as well as an influx of Mandarin speakers from the interior provinces of China. In addition, some Vietnamese and a few Tibetans, Malaysians, and Cambodians have made this area in Lower Manhattan home in recent years. As much of what nominally was Little Italy was taken over by fruit and vegetable wholesalers, small restaurants, printing shops, and other businesses catering to the community, more apartment-building conversions and turnovers occurred. Even the stodgy restaurant supply stores and lighting showrooms on the Bowery are being transformed as change brings a fresh new face to some of lower Manhattan’s most eclectic real estate. A shopper and food lover's mecca, you can find nearly anything on Canal Street, from stereo equipment to fresh fish to jewelry to industrial art supplies. It is truly one of America’s most dizzying arrays of products available on one street. Head to one of the small bakeries for a snack, a Vietnamese restaurant for a large bowl of beef soup noodles, a large dim sum restaurant for a great variety of dishes, or a seafood place for great right-from-the-tank fish. Then enjoy some of the great flavors at the Chinatown Ice Cream Factory. Also visit the Museum of Chinese in the Americas, which offers fascinating exhibits that chronicle the history of this community. We've got an entire walking tour of Canal Street and Chinatown that has many more terrific highlights. You'll find terrific new hotels awaiting you in Chinatown as well, some located on the fringes of the adjacent, swankier neighborhood of SoHo. There's the well-known Holiday Inn Manhattan Downtown/SoHo on Lafayette Street just above Canal Street, the Hotel Azure just below Canal, and the Best Western Bowery Hanbee nearby on Grand Street. In addition to the explosive growth of Manhattan's Chinatown, largely thanks to the tremendous economic expansion of China, Taiwan and Hong Kong, two rival Chinatowns, one in Brooklyn, the other in Queens, have emerged. You can hitch a ride out to those Chinatowns on one of the many shuttle vans that go for $1-$2 from a number of street corners near the Manhattan Bridge.

There are no events taking place on this date.

Info

38 Ludlow Street
New York, NY 10002
(212) 228-6848
Website

Editorial Rating

Admission And Tickets

Varies by event.

This Week's Hours

Fri-Sun: 1pm-6pm

Other Art Galleries Attractions

Daniel H Roberts Studio

Visit the Official website for artist Daniel H. Roberts. view

Gagosian Gallery Chelsea — West 24th Street

Since it's origins in 1980 as a small Los Angeles gallery specializing in modern... view

Sperone Westwater

Since 1975, Sperone Westwater has showcased an international roster of prominent... view

5Pointz Aerosol Art Center, Inc. RIP

In 2014 5 Pointz fell victim to the tides of development. The space was demolis... view

 

David Zwirner Gallery

Representing forty artists and estates, David Zwirner is a contemporary art gall... view

Matthew Marks Gallery — 22nd St.

Founded in the early 1990s by Matthew Marks, this gallery specializes in modern... view

Sean Kelly Gallery

Since its inception, the Gallery has garnered extensive attention for its work w... view

Lehmann Maupin

David Maupin opened Lehmann Maupin gallery in Soho with Rachel Lehmann in Octobe... view