Category: Places and Landmarks

Grey Art Gallery

  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              

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Jefferson Market Library

  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

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Café Wha?

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/

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Washington Square Park

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/

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The Algonquin Hotel

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 …

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Sailor Snug Harbor

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 …

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