Tribeca is a neighborhood located in the borough of Manhattan in New York City, United States. It is situated in the lower part of the borough, bounded roughly by Canal Street to the south, West Street to the west, Broadway to the east, and Vesey Street to the north. Tribeca is known for its historic architecture, cobblestone streets, and trendy restaurants and bars. The neighborhood was originally an industrial area, with warehouses and factories lining its streets. However, in the 1970s and 1980s, the area was transformed into a residential neighborhood, with many of its old buildings being converted into luxury lofts and apartments.