Lexington Avenue is one of those iconic downtown streets with a deep roots in retail and trade. In a by-gone era the street was filled with farmer's markets and tobacco warehouses. Today you'll find cool boutiques, vintage clothing, a funky used book store and a plethora of delicious restaurants lining the road.
However, Lexington Ave. isn't the only place to shop. Here's a guide to some of the best neighborhoods to peruse for cool stores.