SoHo, which stands for South of Houston Street, has long been considered one of New York City’s most charming and desirable neighborhoods. As a former manufacturing center for over 100 years Soho is well known the world over for its iconic cobblestone streets, cast iron architecture, and industrial facades. This unique and dramatic architecture has led to most of the neighborhood being designated a NYC Landmark as the appropriately named SoHo Cast Iron Historic District. These imposing buildings are now home to some of New York City’s finest art galleries, trendiest boutiques and best restaurants. The shopping scene in the neighborhood is truly unparalleled, with many famous designers and fashion houses opening shop on the neighborhoods picturesque streets, leading to SoHo being dubbed “Manhattan’s Shopping Mall”.