LOWER MANHATTAN — Even when the boundaries are built into a neighborhood's name, like "Triangle Below Canal," you can't stop people from disagreeing on where a neighborhood begins and ends.
In August, we asked residents to tell us what they thought the boundaries for Downtown's neighborhoods were on our interactive map — and hundreds responded. More than 12,000 people have drawn the map so far, drawing their version of more than 280 neighborhoods throughout New York.
While almost all of the hundreds of readers who submitted outlines for TriBeCa were pretty solid on Canal Street being the northern borde, the southern border of TriBeCa seems to be drifting lower, especially as more real estate developers want to claim their building is in the neighborhood.
But most people who drew boundaries, more than 260 people, still placed the edge of TriBeCa between Chambers and Murray Street.
The Financial District was also in flux, with some readers drawing its northern outlines as far north as White Street and as far west as Battery Park and as far east as the South Street Seaport.
Check out the map to see where we found most consensus:
Pay particular attention to how the outlines change depending on the number of years people have lived in the neighborhoods.
Check out map below to see the borders of the Lower Manhattan neighborhoods according to DNAinfo readers: