The District That Inspires®

The Wolcott Hotel on West 31st Street has been the site of many iconic moments in New York City’s history since it opened its doors in 1904. It was here that savvy businessmen Col. Jake Ruppert and Col. Tillinghast Huston bought the New York Yankees in 1914, and the city’s 99th mayor, Fiorello La Guardia, held his inaugural ball in […]

At the end of the 19th century, when our neighborhood was the center of city society, a beautiful and prestigious house of worship The Madison Square Presbyterian Church stood at the corner of 24th Street and Madison Avenue. On the morning of February 14, 1892, the sedate congregation was lectured on the city’s sins and the corruption of its leaders […]

While many restaurants in NoMad are exceptional for one reason or another, our staff has chosen these five intimate restaurants as especially perfect venues for a night of romance.  We selected the following five for their ambience, great food, and the special deals and menus they are offering on Valentine’s Day.  Some are quiet and others stunningly beautiful, while some […]

The Wilbraham on 30th Street has been an iconic part of NoMad since the 1890s and a witness to New York’s changing social landscape over the course of the twentieth century. The now-landmarked spot once served as a so-called bachelor flat — an exclusive residence for the city’s “single professional men of means.” The Wilbraham is one of three such […]

According to Eater, “Superstar chef José Andrés is expanding his NYC footprint with two new restaurants set to open within a new Ritz-Carlton hotel that will debut in Nomad, at 1185 Broadway, at West 28th Street, in 2021.” The Spanish-born chef will operate two signature restaurants and a rooftop lounge and will be in charge of in-room dining and the food and […]

Come May or June of this year, NoMad men will have another option for bespoke grooming services. Chaps & Co, a United Arab Emirates barbershop with locations in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, has announced that its first U.S. location will be right here in our neighborhood.  Chaps & Co is set to open an 821 square-foot space at 1165 Broadway […]

Recently, Casa Nomad opened its doors in NoMad.  This hip spot’s motto, “Eat well, travel often,” is a mantra that is apparent in the eatery’s fantastic food offerings and relaxing décor. When you enter Casa Nomad you might be reminded of a cafe in paradise such as one on a beach in Bali or Tulum. As one reviewer commented, “The […]

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. left an indelible mark on our nation’s history, and on a day when we commemorate the legacy of this great man, we feel moved to share a solemn reminder of the oppression and violence he dedicated his life to resisting. NoMad was not always the thriving, artistic neighborhood it is today. At the turn of […]

Earlier this spring, we told you that the development of Madison House, located at 15 East 30th Street, was set to top out by the end of the year as NoMad’s tallest skyscraper. The project actually made great progress, topped out in August, is now on the market, and is scheduled for completion in 2020. In even more exciting news, […]

The Nomad District, first recognized as far back as 1999 by The New York Times, has been solidly established for twelve years and has grown to become one of the most inspiring neighborhoods in New York City.  With a new sense of identity, after years of being a grey, undervalued area, NoMad’s strengths are once again being appreciated. Having superior […]