Classic architecture and trendy shopping and dining characterize Soho’s appeal. Bustling with shoppers during the daytime, plentiful restaurants and bars keep the area active into the night. Living spaces in the somewhat expensive neighborhood include industrial buildings renovated into lofts, low-rise apartment buildings, and some new construction. Cultural highlights include the New Museum of Contemporary Art and the Museum of African Art. Bounded by Canal to Houston, and Lafayette to the Hudson River.