"You'll Pay for the Convenience of Living Here"
Although this east-west street is in the midst of New York’s financial district. It is surprisingly wide for this narrow part of Manhattan. It sports a number of retail establishments as well as small corporate offices. The upper floors of many of the businesses are condominiums or apartments, with some areas that have been turned into lofts. Thames Street is convenient to the Battery Park area as well as the Wall Street financial district, so there are opportunities for both work and play. Be prepared to spend a lot of money if you’re buying or renting. You are paying for prime real estate.