Ronald H. Cohen

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November 2013

No man’s land to NoMad: The invention of a neighborhood

Having worked at The Besen Group in the area for nearly a decade and watching it quietly emerge as a destination, I was intrigued to have a firmer grasp on a few details worth knowing. Starting with: what are the exact neighborhood boundaries? What’s backstory to this area? The buzz surrounding the neighborhood now known as NoMad (North of Madison Square Park) has been growing ever louder in recent times, and was officially sealed in our nomenclature with the opening of The NoMad Hotel in March 2012.




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