West 34th Street North to West 59th Street. West of 5th Avenue.
Nearby Subways R, S, 1, 2, 3, 9, 7, A, C, E, B, D, F, Q
Midtown West offers everything from performing arts to culinary arts, paired with a classic and memorable skyline. Along with Times Square, Restaurant Row, and Broadway, Midtown West is home to many who work around midtown. Clinton, formerly referred to as Hell's Kitchen, sits comfortably in the area west of 8th Avenue. It was once known as the city's dirtiest, most crime-ridden areas. Despite the efforts of police and the area's respectable citizens, its reputation stuck throughout the 20th century. However, area has shed all negative perceptions and is a fine example of a successful, ethnically-mixed neighborhood.