Koreatown is a compact ethnic Korean area in midtown Manhattan. It's known for its many Korean barbecue restaurants, karaoke bars, and retail shops. But its most famous resident is the Empire State Building, built in 1931, which held the record for the world's tallest skyscraper until 1970. Much of the area is commercial, though there are some large apartment buildings.
Wall Street: 4.7 miles / 15-25 minutes by car / 25 minutes by transit
Rockefeller Center: 1 mile / 5-15 minutes by car / 15 minutes by transit / 20 minutes by foot
Jersey City: 8.5 miles / 25-50 minutes by car / 25 minutes by transit