History and Location

The Wall Street Inn
9 South William Street
New York, NY 10004
Tel: 212.747.1500
Fax: 212.747.1900
Reservations: 1.877.747.1500


Quick Area Guide

The New Downtown

Starting at the southernmost tip of the High Line, stretching all the way down to the Battery, defined by vast waterways and a striking mix of modern and traditional architecture, is a neighborhood that you may have once overlooked in the past, but now derives a second glance. This is not your father’s Lower Manhattan filled with Wall Street suits, fish markets, and Statue-of-Liberty gawkers. Today, it’s a booming neighborhood marked by emerging artists, lush parkland, fresh restaurants, luxury shops, and the city’s hottest real estate. Welcome to the New Downtown and The Wall Street Inn. And no matter who you are or what brings you here, you’re bound to find something tempting in this neighborhood that might warrant a deeper look.


Area Sights of Interest:


Statue of Liberty
Liberty Island, New York, NY 10004, Tel: (212) 363.3200

Staten Island Ferry (free)
Daily from South Ferry Station to Staten Island and back

New York Stock Exchange
20 Broad St. New York City, New York 10005 Tel: (212) 656.5165

Historic Battery Park
75 Battery Place New York City, New York 10280

South Street Seaport
Pier 17 New York City, New York 10038 Tel: (212) 732.7678

Federal Reserve Bank of New York
33 Liberty St. New York City, New York 10045 Tel: (212) 720.6130


South Street Seaport Museum
207 Front Street New York, NY 10038 Phone: (212) 748.8600

Ellis Island Museum of Immigration
New York Harbor New York City, New York 10017 Tel: (212) 363.3200

National Museum of the American Indian
One Bowling Green New York, NY 10004 (212) 668. NMAI [6624] Groups: (212) 514.3705

Lower East Side Tenement Museum
97 Orchard St. New York, NY 10002 Tel: (212) 431.0233

New York City Police Museum
25 Broadway New York City, New York 10004 Tel: (212) 301.4440

Museum of American Finance
48 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005 Tel: (212) 908.4110

Fraunces Tavern Museum
54 Pearl Street New York, NY 10005 Tel: (212) 425.1778

Federal Hall National Memorial
26 Wall Street New York, NY 10005 Tel: (212) 825.6888

Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
Edmond J. Safra Plaza 36 Battery Place New York, NY 10280 Tel: (646) 437-4202

African Burial Ground National Monument
290 Broadway New York, NY Tel: (212) 637-2019

Skyscraper Museum
39 Battery Place New York, NY 10280 Tel: (212) 968.1961


St. Paul's Chapel
Broadway at Fulton St. New York City, New York 10006 Tel: (212) 602.0747

Trinity Church
74 Trinity Place (at Wall St.) New York City, New York 10006 Tel: (212) 602.0800

John Methodist
44 John Street NY 10038 Tel: 212.269.0014, Sun 11AM -services

Our Lady of Rosary
7 State Street NY 10005 Tel: 212.269.6865, Sun 11AM, weekdays 8AM, 12:15PM, 1:05PM services

Our Lady of Victory
60 William Street, NY 10004 Tel: (212) 422.5535

St. Peter’s Cathedral
16 Barclay Street, NY 10005

Synagogue for the Arts
49 White Street (between Church St/Broadway) Tel: 212.966.7141

Chabad of Wall Street
139 Fulton Street New York, NY 10038 Tel: (212) 786.0068


Downtown’s Top Designs

Broadway and Park Row
Your bridge to some of the best places in the city, The Brooklyn Bridge connects the energized borough of Brooklyn to the vitality of Lower Manhattan. Stroll across this enchanting suspension Bridge at sunset and rediscover the romantic side of the city as you take in the magical night lights. Or during the day, cross into Brooklyn for a tasty treat of all-natural ice cream at the Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory and then wall off the calories on your way back into the city!

Castle Clinton
The Battery
The British are coming! Tour castle Clinton – a beacon of historical fascination in Lower Manhattan – and see the fortress that was originally built in the 1800’s to thwart a feared invasion. Picnic on the grounds and soak in the feeling of being surrounded by history, and the beauty of the harbor. Or take in a concert for an added taste of culture.

Thrust Company of America
Tiffany & Co
37 Wall St.
Built in 1907 and designed by architect Francis A. Kimball, the 25-floor building is a prime example of the popular Beaux-Art style. It’s singular beauty is a true testament to the magnificent architecture of yesteryear and is also the new home of Tiffany & Co, which marks a historic return to their very first home in downtown New York.

Reservations: 1.877.747.7500