An art museum at New York University, located in Washington Square Park. This museum features various painting, sculptures, and drawings throughout history and hopes to preserve and exhibit these aspects of human culture. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grey_Art_Gallery Home
Formerly a courthouse and a woman’s prison, this building is known for various famous trials held here: for example, the murder of Standford White. This building is packed with an interesting history. https://www.nypl.org/press/press-release/2008/03/01/history-jefferson-market-library
The narrowest home in New York City and former home of Edna St. Vincent Millay: famous American poet and playwright. http://untappedcities.com/2014/09/09/video-inside-the-narrowest-house-in-manhattan-the-edna-st-vincent-millay-house-in-greenwich-village/
A club known for its small, intimate atmosphere. Many famous musicians and comedians have performed here, such as Jimi Hendrix, Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, Bill Cosby, Woody Allen, and many more. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cafe_Wha%3F http://cafewha.com/
A public park named after George Washington. It is well known for its arch, called Washington Square Arch, which serves as the park’s entrance. It has been an extremely popular location; a center of culture and politics in New York City throughout history. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington_Square_Park http://washingtonsquareparkconservancy.org/
Another literary hub of a hotel, Truman Capote once held his Black and White ball at this location in 1966. The Plaza also makes an appearance in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby.” The Plaza Hotel has a wide-spread reputation for being a popular spot for authors.
Historically known as a gathering spot for many authors, the Algonquin Hotel has seen the presence of authors such as Dorothy Parker, George S. Kauffman, Robert Bench, and the founder of The New Yorker, Harold Ross. The Hotel became a regular meeting spot for “The Algonquin Round Table,” a group of writers, critics, and actors. The hotel …
Once home to playwright Tennessee Williams for the last 15 years of his life, Hotel Elysee has it’s own history rooted in literature. Home to Jazz bar the Monkey Bar, a popular watering-hole for writers and actors. The bar is now owned by Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter.
The Staten Island Ferry is a local FREE ferry that departs from ST. George Terminal located on 1 Bay Street, Staten Island, New York 10301 and arrives to Whitehall Terminal located on 4 Whitehall Street, New York, New York 10004. The Ferry runs every hour on the hour and during rush hour every 20 minutes. …
Robert Richard Randall founded Sailor’s Snug Harbor as a “haven for aged, decrepit and worn out sailors” in 1801. Today it stands as a beautiful botanical garden with a collection of architecturally significant 19th-century buildings set in an 83-acre park along the north shore of Staten Island. Sailor Snug Harbor is located on 1000 Richmond …