New York City is made up of five boroughs: the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island. Each one has enough attractions—and enough personality—to be a city all its own. Learn more about them with this guide.
Imagine being 18 years old and showing up for your first day of school at NYU—only to see you've hit the real estate jackpot by moving into Brittany Hall, one of NYU's most-coveted residence halls. Local New Yorkers are envious of the almost 600 freshmen who move into this historic building, which was built almost 80 years ago and is rumored to be haunted. Infamous for not having air-conditioning for many years, students sweated it out in exchange for the great location, awesome amenities and a close community of university peers. After renovations, the building now has A/C.