One of the five boroughs of New York City, The Bronx is known for its stunning waterfront which occupies a majority of the land, diverse culture and parks. However it is most recognized for being the birthplace of the famous New York Yankees baseball team and the origin of hip hop. Bronx is a treasure that has loads to offer. From resplendent parks to exquisite restaurants and art deco marvels Bronx brings together a blend of culture, commerce and history. The Bronx Zoo, New York Botanical Garden and Woodlawn Cemetry are must visits while in Bronx. The Yankee Stadium is a mecca for baseball fans and worth going to. Bronx has the distinction of housing the Co-op City, which is the largest co-operative housing development settlement in the world and certainly a point of interest for economists, architects and academicians. A trip to Bronx is incomplete without exploring the culinary indulgences. From little eateries to fine dining restaurants, lively bars and charming cafes, this borough greets you to a gourmet haven. The Hub, Gateway Center and Southern Boulevard are the primary shopping centers in Bronx that feature everything from bespoke boutiques to street markets. Boasting of a rich cultural and artistic landscape, Bronx is home to a number of Off-Off Broadway theaters, The Bronx Museum of Arts, the Poe Cottage where Edgar Allan Poe spent his final days and the 1520 Sedgwick Avenue building in whose recreation room hip hop was formed.