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 Bottom Line (venue)

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The Bottom Line was a music venue at 15 West 4th Street between Mercer Street and Greene Street in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City.

Ochs in 1975

Phil Ochs

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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
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.

De Niro in May 2016

Robert De Niro

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American actor and producer.

American actor and producer.

De Niro in May 2016
De Niro and Dominique Sanda play a married couple in the film 1900
De Niro and Sergio Leone on the set of Once Upon a Time in America
De Niro at the Deauville Film Festival, 1988
De Niro at the Venice Film Festival, 1993
De Niro in 1998
De Niro at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, 2008
De Niro at the Cannes Film Festival, 2011
De Niro with Michelle Obama, Mel Brooks, Dave Brubeck, Grace Bumbry, Bruce Springsteen, and Barack Obama in December 2009
De Niro with Grace Hightower in April 2012

He was raised by his mother in the Greenwich Village and Little Italy neighborhoods of Manhattan.

The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem in the 1960s (left-to-right: Tommy Makem, Paddy Clancy, Tom Clancy and Liam Clancy)

The Clancy Brothers

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Influential Irish folk music group that developed initially as a part of the American folk music revival.

Influential Irish folk music group that developed initially as a part of the American folk music revival.

The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem in the 1960s (left-to-right: Tommy Makem, Paddy Clancy, Tom Clancy and Liam Clancy)
Tommy Makem (group member, 1956–69, 1984–85) playing a bodhrán in 2005, two years before his death
Finbar Furey (backup musician, 1969–70) playing the uilleann pipes in 2012
Robbie O'Connell (group member, 1977–1996) and his cousin, Aoife Clancy, the daughter of Bobby Clancy (group member, 1969–1970, 1977–1998), at the Cape Cod Celtic Festival in 2007
Liam Clancy (group member, 1956–76, 1984–85, 1990–96) performing with Odetta in 2006
Finbarr Clancy (group member, 1995–1998) performing in 2011 during a High Kings concert

Arriving in Greenwich Village in Manhattan in 1951, Tom and Paddy established themselves as successful Broadway and Off-Broadway actors.

Eric Andersen

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American folk music singer-songwriter, who has written songs recorded by Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan, Judy Collins, Linda Ronstadt, the Grateful Dead and many others.

American folk music singer-songwriter, who has written songs recorded by Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan, Judy Collins, Linda Ronstadt, the Grateful Dead and many others.

In 2013, Andersen performed in Greenwich Village: Music That Defined a Generation, a feature-length documentary about the Greenwich Village music scene, which was issued on DVD in November.

Browne performing at the Unsung Heroes tribute to Eleni Mandell, January 2017

Jackson Browne

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American

American

Browne performing at the Unsung Heroes tribute to Eleni Mandell, January 2017
Browne during a 1976 concert in Hamburg, Germany
Browne in 1980
Browne campaigning for presidential candidate John Edwards at a fundraising event in 2008
Browne and Daryl Hannah, 1988

Browne left the Dirt Band after a few months and moved to Greenwich Village, New York, where he became a staff writer for Elektra Records' publishing company, Nina Music, before his eighteenth birthday.

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, The Bohemian (or Lise the Bohemian), 1868, oil on canvas, Berlin, Germany: Alte Nationalgalerie

Bohemianism

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Practice of an unconventional lifestyle, often in the company of like-minded people and with few permanent ties.

Practice of an unconventional lifestyle, often in the company of like-minded people and with few permanent ties.

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, The Bohemian (or Lise the Bohemian), 1868, oil on canvas, Berlin, Germany: Alte Nationalgalerie
Bohemian Grove during the summer Hi-Jinks, circa 1911–1916
Gelett Burgess drew this fanciful "Map of Bohemia" for The Lark, March 1, 1896 (see also )
An illustration from Henri Murger's 1899 book Bohemian Life.
Former brewery turned artist center in Prenzlauer Berg

Maxwell Bodenheim, an American poet and novelist, was known as the king of Greenwich Village Bohemians during the 1920s and his writing brought him international fame during the Jazz Age.

Al Carmines

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Key figure in the expansion of Off-Off-Broadway theatre in the 1960s.

Key figure in the expansion of Off-Off-Broadway theatre in the 1960s.

Carmines was hired by Howard Moody as an assistant minister at Judson Memorial Church on Washington Square Park, New York, to found a theater in the sanctuary of the Greenwich Village church in conjunction with playwright Robert Nichols.

The entrance to the Provincetown Playhouse in 2015

Provincetown Playhouse

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The entrance to the Provincetown Playhouse in 2015

The Provincetown Playhouse is a historic theatre at 133 MacDougal Street between West 3rd and West 4th Streets in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City.

Tenth Street Studio Building, 51 West 10th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, New York, New York (photographed 1870)

Tenth Street Studio Building

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The first modern facility designed solely to serve the needs of artists.

The first modern facility designed solely to serve the needs of artists.

Tenth Street Studio Building, 51 West 10th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, New York, New York (photographed 1870)
Tenth Street Studio Building (photographed 1938)
Tenth Street Studio Building, 51 West 10th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, New York, New York (photographed 1870)

Soon after its completion, the building helped to make Greenwich Village central to the arts in New York City, drawing artists from all over the country to work, exhibit, and sell their art.