Mobile users, you may need to rotate your device or click the + sign above to see the full list of neighborhoods.
Often considered to be part of the East Village, Manhattan's Alphabet City is a neighborhood with a rich, unique, and sometimes troubled history.
Alphabet City slideshow:
Alphabet City is located between Houston Street and East 14th Street, to the south and north; Avenue A and the Hudson River, to the west and east. Over its history, it has been a densely populated home to immigrant populations from Germany, Poland and Puerto Rico. Today it is known for its community gardens and colorful street art and graffiti. Avenue C is also known as Loisaida Avenue - a stylized pronunciation of "Lower East Side."
Click here for the full Alphabet City photo gallery:
All photography provided by Samuel Walters