6 Most Underrated Instagram-able Places In New York City



New York City is a place filled to the brim with people, food, and life buzzing around every corner. Whether you’re walking around under the vibrant lights of Time Square or enjoying a quaint afternoon stroll through the cobblestone streets of Soho, New York will always leave you with a magical feeling. As we’ve roamed the concrete jungle hoping to channel our inner Blair Waldorf and Serena Vanderwoodsen, we have found a few hidden big apple gems that have yet to be highlighted. Not to mention, if there is any place to vamp your Instagram game, it’s at the places that have yet to receive more appreciation. Here at Sorority Fashion, we’ve compiled a list of the most underrated Instagramable destinations in Manhattan. Check out all of the awesome places we’ve discovered!

1. The Love Wall At 371 Broome Street, Manhattan, NY

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There’s nothing better than a colorful and adorable backdrop to make for a perfect Instagram shot. The Love Wall (also known as the Bleeding Hearts Mural by James Goldcrown) is a great destination for a fast pic if you’re walking through the streets of Little Italy on a sunny day.

2. The Top of The Rock NYC, Rockefeller Center Observation Deck 

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If you’re interested in getting a totally insane view of all of the city, the Top of the Rock is the place to be. You can capture a view of the ever-so beautiful Empire State Building on one side while the other side showcases an amazing view of Central Park.

3. Helicopter Hearts Wall, Outside of the Little Cupcake Bakeshop in Soho, NY


This wall is tiny, but absolutely charming. It’s located right outside of the Little Cupcake Bakeshop, so be sure to stop in for a sweet treat while you’re there!

4. Smorgasbord Food Market,  Pier 9, Booklyn NY


Smorgasbord is THE best food market of all time. While you can enjoy food trucks parked up the entire pier, you can also take in the scenic view of the skyline across the river.

5. The Highline walk in Meatpacking, NYC

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The Highline is an easy way to get a bit of exercise while getting the full view of the city for what seems like miles. Totally an Instagram worthy location.


6. The Cube at Riverpark, NYC


The Cube at Riverpark is a great place to grab a drink with friends, but is also a fabulous location to take a picture while the sun sets behind you. Definitely a place that isn’t noticed enough.

Jenna Vreeland
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Jenna is currently a senior at Penn State University majoring in Print & Digital Journalism. This is her first year interning for Sorority Fashion and she couldn't be more thrilled to pursue passion of writing. When Jenna isn't writing for Sorority Fashion, she can be found posting on her well-known foodie Instagram or working on all sorts of DIY projects. She is a proud member of Zeta Tau Alpha and looks forward to sharing her college experience with the rest of the world!