Hudson Square is a neighborhood located in the southern part of Manhattan, New York City. It is bounded by Houston Street to the north, Canal Street to the south, Sixth Avenue to the east, and the Hudson River to the west. The neighborhood has a mix of commercial and residential buildings, with many historic industrial buildings and warehouses that have been converted into modern offices and apartments. Hudson Square is home to many technology and creative companies, as well as several cultural institutions, including the Soho Playhouse and the Drawing Center. The neighborhood has undergone significant changes in recent years, with new development and gentrification bringing in new residents and businesses. Despite these changes, Hudson Square has managed to maintain some of its historic character and remains a popular destination for visitors to New York City. The neighborhood is known for its vibrant street art scene, as well as its many restaurants and bars. Hudson Square is also home to several parks and green spaces, including the Hudson River Park and Freeman Plaza.