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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West 4th Street at Jane Street

4th Street (Manhattan)

Street in Lower Manhattan, New York City.

Street in Lower Manhattan, New York City.

West 4th Street at Jane Street
Due to the layout of streets in Greenwich Village, West 4th Street, running south to north, intersects West 12th Street, which runs west to east

It continues west until the Avenue of the Americas (Sixth Avenue), where West 4th Street turns north and confusingly intersects with West 10th, 11th, 12th, and 13th Streets in Greenwich Village.

Paxton in 2000 (Washington, D.C.)

Tom Paxton

American folk singer-songwriter who has had a music career spanning more than fifty years.

American folk singer-songwriter who has had a music career spanning more than fifty years.

Paxton in 2000 (Washington, D.C.)
Tom Paxton with Ralph McTell (left) in the Palace of Westminster in 2007

While attending the Clerk Typist School in Fort Dix, New Jersey, he began writing songs on his typewriter and spent almost every weekend visiting Greenwich Village in New York City during the emerging early 1960s folk revival.

Bogardus Plaza, the south end of Hudson Street

Hudson Street (Manhattan)

Bogardus Plaza, the south end of Hudson Street
Hudson Street in TriBeCa
Former NYMEX building

Hudson Street is a north–south oriented street in the New York City borough of Manhattan running from Tribeca to the south, through Hudson Square and Greenwich Village, to the Meatpacking District.

14th Street looking west from Fifth Avenue

14th Street (Manhattan)

Major crosstown street in the New York City borough of Manhattan, traveling between Eleventh Avenue on Manhattan's West Side and Avenue C on Manhattan's East Side.

Major crosstown street in the New York City borough of Manhattan, traveling between Eleventh Avenue on Manhattan's West Side and Avenue C on Manhattan's East Side.

14th Street looking west from Fifth Avenue
14th Street–Union Square station

It is also considered the northern boundary of Greenwich Village, Alphabet City, and the East Village, and the southern boundary of Chelsea, Flatiron/Lower Midtown, and Gramercy.

Bleecker Street near the corner of Sullivan Street

Bleecker Street

East–west street in the New York City borough of Manhattan.

East–west street in the New York City borough of Manhattan.

Bleecker Street near the corner of Sullivan Street
LeRoy Place, south side of Bleecker Street, drawn in 1831. After 1852, the economic status of the area declined and these aristocratic buildings were all demolished by 1875.
The Bayard–Condict Building at 65 Bleecker Street
Our Lady of Pompeii Church
The James Roosevelt House at 58 Bleecker Street
The Village Gate at Thompson and Bleecker Streets
Margaret Sanger Square, at the intersection of Mott Street and Bleecker Street in Manhattan
Florence Crittenton Mission, 21 Bleecker Street, 1893
177 Bleecker Street. In Marvel Comics, 177A Bleecker Street is the location of Doctor Strange's Sanctum Sanctorum.

It is most famous today as a Greenwich Village nightclub district.

Dave Van Ronk performs at the 1968 Philadelphia Folk Festival.

Dave Van Ronk

American folk singer.

American folk singer.

Dave Van Ronk performs at the 1968 Philadelphia Folk Festival.

An important figure in the American folk music revival and New York City's Greenwich Village scene in the 1960s, he was nicknamed the "Mayor of MacDougal Street".

St. Mark's Place in 2010

8th Street and St. Mark's Place

Street in the New York City borough of Manhattan that runs from Sixth Avenue to Third Avenue, and also from Avenue B to Avenue D; its addresses switch from West to East as it crosses Fifth Avenue.

Street in the New York City borough of Manhattan that runs from Sixth Avenue to Third Avenue, and also from Avenue B to Avenue D; its addresses switch from West to East as it crosses Fifth Avenue.

St. Mark's Place in 2010
Wanamaker Annex
The original location of the Whitney Museum, three converted townhouses at 8–12 West 8th Street
The German-American Shooting Society clubhouse at #12
Arlington Hall at #19–23, c.1892
Rent Is Too Damn High Party car parked on St Marks Place, where founder Jimmy McMillan lived until 2015
Gem Spa has been the "corner store" for locals for approximately 80 years
Cherries, an adult store on St. Mark's Place whose signage was part of Saturday Night Live's opening montage. The store closed in late 2011.

The area west of Greenwich Lane was already developed as Greenwich Village, while the area east of First Avenue was reserved for a wholesale food market.

Judson Memorial Church

The Judson Memorial Church is located on Washington Square South between Thompson Street and Sullivan Street, near Gould Plaza, opposite Washington Square Park, in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of the New York City borough of Manhattan.

Looking south from near North Moore Street

Greenwich Street

North–south street in the New York City borough of Manhattan.

North–south street in the New York City borough of Manhattan.

Looking south from near North Moore Street
753-57 Greenwich Street at West 11th Street
The corner of Greenwich and Barclay, facing East, near the destroyed World Trade Center after the September 11 attacks in 2001
Pacific Hotel, Greenwich Street, 1836

At that time it was called 'Road to Greenwich', as it was the only continuous road from Lower Manhattan to Greenwich Village other than Broadway.

Ochs in 1975

Phil Ochs

American songwriter and protest singer (or, as he preferred, a topical singer).

American songwriter and protest singer (or, as he preferred, a topical singer).

Ochs in 1975
Bob Gibson was a major influence on Ochs's writing.
The cover of Ochs's 1969 album, Rehearsals for Retirement
Phil Ochs rewrite of his song "Here's to the State of Mississippi" into "Here's to the State of Richard Nixon". Typed at the apartment of Chip Berlet in 1974 prior to Ochs's performance of the song at Impeachment Ball. Copy sent to his brother Michael Ochs for registration. Original at Chicago History Museum.

Ochs arrived in New York City in 1962 and began performing in numerous small folk nightclubs, eventually becoming an integral part of the Greenwich Village folk music scene.