An interesting map that looks at how much of a chain a given restaurant is. The national dataset shows which communities have independent restaurants and which ones are saturated by chains.
In Manhattan, the ‘chainiest’ neighborhood I noticed was around 34th Street:
By comparison, Harlem has chains but they aren’t the dominant kind of restaurant:
Here’s a zoom into 125th street:
You can explore the map and see where chains dominate and where mom-and-pop restaurants flourish here: https://friendlycities-gatech.github.io/chainness/
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