Downtown Manhattan, also known as Lower Manhattan, is a sublime borough located in the southernmost part of Manhattan, New York. Lively with culture, business and nightlife, Downtown Manhattan is a prime location for young professionals to stay and play. Home to the Financial District, the borough has seen an uptick in population due to the desire for an urban lifestyle. Comprised of industrial-like lofts, high-rise apartment communities and a thriving restaurant and shopping district, Downtown Manhattan is where it all began. Catch a play, a gallery opening or grab a drink at a local pub all within walking distance.