In Greenwich, Conn., A-list celebrity residents are in no short supply. But there exists an irony to their presence in this town on Connecticut’s southwest edge. Despite the noise and attention that buzz around well-known people, Greenwich appeals to residents for precisely the opposite reason. That is a degree of quiet exclusivity found irresistible by families seeking the serenity of America’s “Number One Safest City,” and Wall Street executives in search of peaceful weekends nicely removed from Lower Manhattan.
Nearly 380 years after its founding, Greenwich remains a place forever synonymous with luxury lifestyle. Its 67 square miles – a sprawling geography larger than that of Manhattan — are home to luxurious residential estates, exquisite restaurants and posh boutiques. The satisfaction those distinctions engender extends to local pride. Six distinct ZIP codes are further divided into a number of unofficial enclaves, all passionately championed and regarded as superior by their respective denizens.
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