The Narrows is a neighborhood (or district) of Gotham City. Within a week of the Wayne murders, the Gotham Chronicle reported an "alarming rise in criminal activity." A rise in poverty rates has been associated with the increased violence in The Narrows.
- "Mad City: Smile Like You Mean It" (mentioned)
- The Narrows was introduced in the 2005 Christopher Nolan film Batman Begins as an island in the middle of Gotham River situated between Midtown and Downtown Gotham, which had a decaying and downtrodden neighbourhood. Following this it was carried over into the comics.