A report on Greenwich Village

MacDougal Street in Greenwich Village
453–461 Sixth Avenue in the Historic District
The intersection of West 4th and West 12th Streets
Street signs at intersection of West 10th and West 4th Streets
Map of old Greenwich Village. A section of Bernard Ratzer's map of New York and its suburbs, made ca. 1766 for Henry Moore, royal governor of New York, when Greenwich was more than 2 miles (3 km) from the city.
Gay Street at the corner of Waverly Place; the street's name refers to a colonial family, not the LGBT character of Greenwich Village
Whitney Museum of American Art's original location, at 8–12 West 8th Street, between Fifth Avenue and MacDougal Street; currently home to the New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture.
The Cherry Lane Theatre is located in Greenwich Village.
The annual Greenwich Village Halloween Parade is the world's largest Halloween parade.
The Stonewall Inn, a designated U.S. National Historic Landmark and National Monument, as the site of the June 1969 Stonewall riots and the cradle of the modern gay rights movement.
Blue Note Jazz Club
The Washington Square Arch, an unofficial icon of Greenwich Village and nearby New York University
396-397 West Street at West 10th Street is a former hotel which dates from 1904, and is part of the Weehawken Street Historic District
Washington Mews in Greenwich Village; an NYU building can be seen in the background
Christopher Park, part of the Stonewall National Monument
NYPD 6th Precinct
West Village Post Office
Jefferson Market Library, once a courthouse, now serves as a branch of the New York Public Library.
Robert De Niro
Robert Downey Jr.
Hank Greenberg
Emma Stone
90 Bedford Street, used for establishing shot in Friends

Neighborhood on the west side of Lower Manhattan in New York City, bounded by 14th Street to the north, Broadway to the east, Houston Street to the south, and the Hudson River to the west.

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The Mangin-Goerck Plan

Joseph-François Mangin

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Born on June 10, 1758 in Dompaire, in the Vosges region of France.

Born on June 10, 1758 in Dompaire, in the Vosges region of France.

The Mangin-Goerck Plan
New York City Hall (1828)
St. Patrick's Old Cathedral (1876)

He also designed the city's first theatre in 1795, and the first prison for New York state, in the village of Greenwich on the Hudson River, which would, when subsumed by the growth of the city, become Greenwich Village.

The White Horse Tavern in 1961

White Horse Tavern (New York City)

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Known for its 1950s and 1960s bohemian culture.

Known for its 1950s and 1960s bohemian culture.

The White Horse Tavern in 1961
The Interior in January 2007

It is one of the few major gathering-places for writers and artists from this period in Greenwich Village (specifically the West Village) that remains open.

Baldwin in 1969

James Baldwin

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American writer and activist.

American writer and activist.

Baldwin in 1969
James Baldwin, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1955
James Baldwin at home in Saint-Paul-de-Vence, France
The house where James Baldwin lived and died in Saint Paul de Vence, France
Café de Flore, boulevard Saint-Germain, Paris, May 2019 – Here in the large upstairs heated room (SALLE AU 1er – CLIMATISÉE) in 1952 Baldwin worked on his first novel Go Tell It on the Mountain (1953).
Baldwin photographed by Allan Warren
Baldwin (right of center) with Hollywood actors Charlton Heston (left) and Marlon Brando (right) at the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Sidney Poitier (rear) and Harry Belafonte (right of Brando) can also be seen in the crowd.
Richard Wright (1908–1960) photographed in 1939 by Carl Van Vechten
Tombstone of James Baldwin and his mother Berdis at Ferncliff Cemetery and Mausoleum, Hartsdale, New York
A Baldwin quotation (ultimately misquoted) used in graffiti during 2020's George Floyd protests in Indianapolis
Notes of a Native Son (British edition) cover

In the year before he left De Witt Clinton and at Capuoya's urging, Baldwin had met Delaney, a modernist painter, in Greenwich Village.

The Silver Towers and 505 LaGuardia Place

University Village (Manhattan)

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The Silver Towers and 505 LaGuardia Place

The University Village is a complex of three apartment buildings located in Greenwich Village in the Lower Manhattan-part of New York City.

Simone in 1965

Nina Simone

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American singer, songwriter, pianist, and civil rights activist.

American singer, songwriter, pianist, and civil rights activist.

Simone in 1965
Simone at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol in Amsterdam, Netherlands in March 1969
Simone in 1969
Simone at a concert in Morlaix, France, May 1982
Hotel Belvoir Nijmegen, Netherlands. Apartment of Nina Simone was next to this building between 1988 and 1991
Nina Simonestraat in Nijmegen, Netherlands

After the release of her live album Nina Simone at Town Hall, Simone became a favorite performer in Greenwich Village.

Streisand in 2018

Barbra Streisand

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American singer and actress.

American singer and actress.

Streisand in 2018
Streisand, c. 1962
Streisand in 1966
On The Ed Sullivan Show in 1969
Streisand taping her TV Special Barbra Streisand ... and other Musical Instruments in 1973
Streisand performing in July 2007 at The O2 Arena in London
Streisand in Hello, Dolly! (1969)
Streisand in On a Clear Day You Can See Forever (1970)
Streisand with husband Elliott Gould and son Jason (1967)
With James Brolin (2013)
Streisand with Arnon Milchan, during the opening of the Streisand building in the Hebrew University, 1984

In her second year, she took a night job at the Cherry Lane Theatre in Greenwich Village helping backstage.

Sebastian performing in concert in East Lansing, Michigan, August 1970

John Sebastian

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American singer-songwriter, guitarist and harmonicist.

American singer-songwriter, guitarist and harmonicist.

Sebastian performing in concert in East Lansing, Michigan, August 1970
Performing at the Woodstock Reunion 1979 at Parr Meadows in Ridge, New York
Sebastian (right) with David Grisman, 2009
Sebastian performing at the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center in Old Saybrook, Connecticut, November 27, 2011

Sebastian was born in New York City and grew up in Italy and Greenwich Village.

Photograph by George Platt Lynes (1935)

Marianne Moore

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American modernist poet, critic, translator, and editor.

American modernist poet, critic, translator, and editor.

Photograph by George Platt Lynes (1935)
Photograph by Carl Van Vechten (1948)
The Camperdown elm in Prospect Park, which benefits from a fund established in Moore's will

Two years later, the two moved to New York City's Greenwich Village, where Moore socialized with many avant-garde artists, especially those associated with Others magazine.

Havens in Washington, D.C. in 1999

Richie Havens

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American singer-songwriter and guitarist.

American singer-songwriter and guitarist.

Havens in Washington, D.C. in 1999
Publicity photo released in 1974 by his management at the William Morris Agency
Havens, playing at Woodstock Music Festival 1969
Havens performing in Hamburg, Germany, May 1972
Havens playing at The Turning Point in Piermont, New York, January 4, 2009
Havens with journalist Phil Konstantin, on January 25, 2010

At age 20, Havens left his hometown Brooklyn, seeking artistic stimulation in Greenwich Village in Manhattan.

Blue Note Jazz Club

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Program at Blue Note Jazz Club, New York City, December 10, 2016
Chick Corea's 75th Birthday, Corea and John McLaughlin, December 10, 2016
The Blue Note Jazz Club, August, 2012
Chick Corea Elektric Band, 2007
Blue Note Jazz Club, New Year's Day, 2006

Blue Note Jazz Club is a jazz club and restaurant located at 131 West 3rd Street in Greenwich Village, New York City.