Travel trivia: American neighbourhoods

Posted on June 17th, 2011 by Laura Byrne Paquet in Travel Trivia

The “triangle below Canal” became known as Tribeca in the mid-1970s. Where is it?

  • Chicago
  • Miami
  • New Orleans
  • New York

Think you know the answer? Send it to me as a comment at the bottom of this post (one answer per contestant, please!). At the end of the week, I’ll draw one name from among all the people who answered correctly, and that person will receive this week’s prize: a miniature teddy bear supplied by

Come back to Facing the Street tomorrow for another travel trivia question and another chance to win the prize. And if you can’t wait until then for your trivia fix, check out my husband Paul’s trivia site, (He provided this question, BTW.)

This contest closes at 5:00pm EST on Friday, June 17, 2011.

Flickr/Creative Commons photo by Jakob Montrasio.

Disclosure and information on prize donor: the Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corp. ( kindly donated this week’s prize.

3 Comments on “Travel trivia: American neighbourhoods”

  1. Buddy Garrett

    The answer is New York.

  2. Caroline Platt

    Buddy is right, it’s in NYC. But I’ll raise you – SoHo, Dumbo?

    • Laura Byrne Paquet

      Soho is South of Houston, I think. But Dumbo? I’ve heard it, but I can’t remember what it stands for. Something to do with Brooklyn?

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