Whistles neighbourhood: Soho, New York

Whistles neighbourhood: Soho, New York

In celebration of our first US standalone store opening in Soho, New York, we’ve put together a guide for exploring the area. Known for its innovative galleries, shopping opportunities and selection of restaurants, there’s an array of things to do and see in this buzzy downtown neighbourhood.

The Line

 

The Apartment by The Line provides a unique shopping destination in the intimate setting of a home. Created by fashion stylist Vanessa Traina, this is New York’s first ‘shoppable apartment’ and started out as an immersive real-life version of the online lifestyle store, The Line. Products are arranged in a contextual layout and encompass fashion, home, and beauty, as well as original works of art.

 

76 Greene Street, 3rd Floor, NY 10012

Arlo Hotel

 

A hotel with thoughtfully designed rooms that combine modern furniture and storage spaces with a playful touch. Arlo is also a favourite for many locals who drop in for cocktails and dinner at the Lobby Bar, Rooftop Bar and restaurant, Harold’s.

 

231 Hudson Street, NY 10013

 

The Butcher's Daughter Juice Bar

 

Situated next door to their larger café, The Butcher’s Daughter Juice Bar is a tiny storefront wrapped in sprawling succulents. The menu promises the elixir of eternal youth with juices, shots, and smoothies jammed full of super-foods. If goodness is your bag, the superbly named Goddess of Green (number 13) is their signature juice, blending – amongst other ingredients – kale, cucumber, pineapple, and blue green algae. Nut milks and gluten-free baked goods are made on site, and they serve coffee if you’re looking for a more caffeinated fix.

 

166 Elizabeth Street, NY 10012

The Dutch

 

This restaurant lies on the corner between Prince and Sullivan street in Soho. With an award-winning American menu, The Dutch offers meats, fish, oysters and local produce in a is warm but vibrant atmosphere.

 

131 Sullivan Street, NY 10012

101 Spring Street

 

101 Spring Street is the former studio and residence of the great American artist Donald Judd. Judd bought the historic cast iron building in the late 60s, when Soho still housed workshops and factories. Visit to see modernist design, ceremonial textiles, and art by the likes of Dan Flavin and Marcel Duchamp all carefully placed by Judd alongside his own formidable works. This is a complete five-storey contemporary masterpiece, and visiting is limited so book well in advance to avoid disappointment.

 

101 Spring Street, NY 10012 

Balthazar

 

An iconic French brasserie serving traditional French meals, often praised as the best bistro in town. Whether you decide to go for breakfast or dinner, their menu offers irresistible fresh seafood, as well as freshly baked bread and pastries from Balthazar Bakery.

 

80 Spring Street, NY 10012

Moma Design Store

 

Moma Design Store brings together modern-design objects, gifts, homeware, art and books, from classic designers and emerging new talent. You’ll find everything from tech essentials to home accessories and jewellery here.

 

81 Spring St A, New York, NY 10012, USA

The Mercer Kitchen

 

Located at the Mercer hotel, Mercer Kitchen is a sophisticated dining venue in the heart of Soho. The basement restaurant was designed with exposed brick walls and candlelit sconces, exuding a grown-up feel. With communal tables and an open kitchen, guests can enjoy watching their dinner be prepared in a warm, sociable setting. You’ll also find a casual café upstairs serving breakfast and lunch, which transforms into a buzzing bar and lounge by night.

 

99 Prince Street, NY 10012

Film Forum

 

Located at the Mercer hotel, Mercer Kitchen is a sophisticated dining venue in the heart of Soho. The basement restaurant was designed with exposed brick walls and candlelit sconces, exuding a grown-up feel. With communal tables and an open kitchen, guests can enjoy watching their dinner be prepared in a warm, sociable setting. You’ll also find a casual café upstairs serving breakfast and lunch, which transforms into a buzzing bar and lounge by night.

 

209 W Houston St, New York, NY 10014, USA

Dominique Ansel Bakery

 

If you love cronuts as much as we do, this is a must-visit. Chef Dominique Ansel is dedicated to finding new ways to surprise and delight customers and has received a host of awards, including World’s Best Pastry Chef in 2017. Open since 2011, Dominique Ansel Bakery sells an array of delicious creative treats. Be sure to try the chocolate chip cookie shots with vanilla milk and the frozen smores.

 

189 Spring Street, NY 10012

The Drawing Centre

 

The Drawing Centre is a nonprofit arts organisation with a multi-floor gallery, exhibiting drawings by historical and contemporary artists. They also lead educational initiatives and offer an exclusive program of film screenings, artist talks and art events.

 

35 Wooster St, NY 10013

Your local store

 

Located in an unrivalled location on Spring Street, our first USA flagship store is now open. Characterised by our signature contemporary design approach, the space has a gallery-inspired aesthetic and will house our most-wanted womenswear and accessories.

 

150 Spring Street, NY 10012

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