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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Hendrix performing on the Dutch television show Hoepla in 1967

Jimi Hendrix

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American guitarist, singer, and songwriter.

American guitarist, singer, and songwriter.

Hendrix performing on the Dutch television show Hoepla in 1967
Hendrix's paternal grandparents, Ross and Nora Hendrix, pre-1912
Hendrix in the US Army, 1961
The Experience in 1968
Hendrix on stage at Gröna Lund in Stockholm, Sweden in June 1967
Hendrix on May 10, 1968
Author Michael Heatley wrote: "The iconic image by Ed Caraeff of Hendrix summoning the flames higher with his fingers will forever conjure up memories of Monterey for those who were there and the majority of us who weren't."
The white building (left) is 23 Brook Street; the building on the right is the Handel House Museum.
Hendrix flashed a peace sign at the start of his performance of "The Star-Spangled Banner" at Woodstock, August 18, 1969.
The Samarkand Hotel, where Hendrix spent his final hours
A 1968 King Vox-Wah wah-wah pedal similar to the one owned by Hendrix
Hendrix statue outside Dimbola Lodge, Isle of Wight

Feeling restricted by his experiences as an R&B sideman, Hendrix moved in 1966 to New York City's Greenwich Village, which had a vibrant and diverse music scene.

200 Bleecker Street, part of the Little Red School House in the South Village

South Village

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200 Bleecker Street, part of the Little Red School House in the South Village

The South Village is a largely residential area that is part of the larger Greenwich Village in Lower Manhattan, New York City, directly below Washington Square Park.

Parade participant (2004)

New York's Village Halloween Parade

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Parade participant (2004)
Exotic masquerader in beads, feathers, headdress, and face paint (2004)
A masquerader poses in front of a wrought iron fence in historic Greenwich Village
Celebration artist Jeanne Fleming, the parade's artistic and producing director
Twenty-foot illuminated caterpillars — animated pageant sized puppets designed by Alex Kahn of Superior Concept Monsters — transform Manhattan's Greenwich Village in 1998 (the former Twin Towers are prominently seen in the background)
An incandescent baby phoenix conceived and designed by Sophia Michahelles of Superior Concept Monsters rises from fiery ashes to new life in 2001, after the September 11 attacks

The Village Halloween Parade is an annual holiday parade on the night of every Halloween, in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of New York City.

Reed c. 1915

John Reed (journalist)

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American journalist, poet, and communist activist.

American journalist, poet, and communist activist.

Reed c. 1915
The Harvard Monthly Vol. 44 (1907)
A native of Oregon, John Reed made New York City the base of his operations.
Reed c. 1917
Worker of the American labor movement, internationalist writer, John Reed. Stamp of USSR, 1987.
The cover of this 1919 British pamphlet emphasizes Reed's short-lived status as Soviet consul.
Cover of Reed's Voice of Labor, October 1919
German edition of 10 Days That Shook The World, published by the Comintern in Hamburg in 1922
Reed's body lying in state in Moscow
Red Square Mass Grave No. 5, inscriptions for Inessa Armand, John Reed, Ivan Rusakov and Semyon Pekalov

Reed made his home in Greenwich Village, a burgeoning hub of poets, writers, activists, and artists.

Cafe Au Go Go

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The Cafe Au Go Go was a Greenwich Village night club located in the basement of the New Andy Warhol Garrick Theatre building in the late 1960s, and located at 152 Bleecker Street in Manhattan, New York City.

Muldaur in 1969

Maria Muldaur

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American folk and blues singer who was part of the American folk music revival in the early 1960s.

American folk and blues singer who was part of the American folk music revival in the early 1960s.

Muldaur in 1969
Muldaur (left) with her band on stage at the 1983 Cambridge Folk Festival, England
Muldaur at the Riverwalk Blues Festival in Fort Lauderdale, 1996

Muldaur was born in Greenwich Village, New York City, where she attended Hunter College High School.

The Bitter End

The Bitter End

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The Bitter End
Awning
Landmark status granted on July 23, 1992

The Bitter End is a 230-person capacity nightclub, coffeehouse and folk music venue in New York City's Greenwich Village.

Young people near the Woodstock music festival in August 1969

Hippie

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Someone associated with the counterculture of the 1960s, originally a youth movement that began in the United States during the mid-1960s and spread to different countries around the world.

Someone associated with the counterculture of the 1960s, originally a youth movement that began in the United States during the mid-1960s and spread to different countries around the world.

Young people near the Woodstock music festival in August 1969
Contemporary hippie at the Rainbow Gathering in Russia, 2005
A hippie-painted Volkswagen Beetle
American tourists in Thailand, the early 1970s
– Grateful Dead, lyrics from "That's It for the Other One"
Junction of Haight and Ashbury Streets, San Francisco, celebrated as the central location of the Summer of Love
Swami Satchidananda giving the opening talk at the Woodstock Festival of 1969
A group of hippies in Tallinn, 1989
Couple attending Snoqualmie Moondance Festival, August 1993
Tie-dyed clothes, associated with hippie culture
A 1967 VW Kombi bus decorated with hand-painting
Monument to the hippie era. Tamil Nadu, India
Oz number 28, also known as the "Schoolkids issue of Oz", which was the main cause of a 1971 high-profile obscenity case in the United Kingdom. Oz was a UK underground publication with a general hippie / counter-cultural point of view.
Hand-crafted Hippie Truck, 1968
Hippie Truck interior
Timothy Leary, family and band on a lecture tour at State University of New York at Buffalo in 1969
An anti-war demonstrator offers a flower to a Military Police officer during the National Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam's 1967 March on the Pentagon
Tahquitz Canyon, Palm Springs, California, 1969, sharing a joint
As a hippie, Ken Westerfield helped to popularize the alternative sport of Frisbee in the 1960s–70s, that has become today's disc sports
Hippies at the Nambassa 1981 Festival in New Zealand
Goa Gil, original 1960s hippie who later became a pioneering electronic dance music DJ and party organizer, here appearing in the 2001 film Last Hippie Standing

The word hippie came from hipster and was used to describe beatniks who moved into New York City's Greenwich Village, San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury district, and Chicago's Old Town community.

Maxwell Bodenheim in 1919

Maxwell Bodenheim

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American poet and novelist.

American poet and novelist.

Maxwell Bodenheim in 1919

A literary figure in Chicago, he later went to New York where he became known as the King of Greenwich Village Bohemians.

New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture at 8–14 West 8th Street, between Fifth Avenue and MacDougal Street in Greenwich Village. Site of the Whitney Museum of American Art's original location (at #8–12)

New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture

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New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture at 8–14 West 8th Street, between Fifth Avenue and MacDougal Street in Greenwich Village. Site of the Whitney Museum of American Art's original location (at #8–12)

The New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture at 8 West 8th Street, in Greenwich Village, Manhattan, New York City, New York State is an art school formed in 1963 by a group of students and their teacher, Mercedes Matter, all of whom had become disenchanted with the fragmented nature of art instruction inside traditional art programs and universities.