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Greenwich Village & East Village


BOUNDARIES Greenwich Village Houston St. to 14th St., Fourth Ave. to Sixth Ave.

East Village Houston St. to 14th St., East River to Fourth Ave.


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Greenwich Village, more commmonly known as “The VIllage” and mainly home to the upper middle class families. Greenwich Village is also the birthplace of the “Beat Movement” - a term which refers to famous American writers in the 1950’s and the cultural phenemea they wrote about and were inspired by. Greenwich Village a different alginment from the rest of New York. The Village kept its original grid pattern before New York City was reconstructed to a specific grid format. This makes it a bit difficult to travel within Greenwich Village, but unique in shape and form.

Greenwich Village, more commmonly known as “The VIllage” and mainly home to the upper middle class families. Greenwich Village is also the birthplace of the “Beat Movement” - a term which refers to famous American writers in the 1950’s and the cultural phenemea they wrote about and were inspired by. Greenwich Village a different alginment from the rest of New York. The Village kept its original grid pattern before New York City was reconstructed to a specific grid format. This makes it a bit difficult to travel within Greenwich Village, but unique in shape and form.


Local Parks Washington Square Park

Local Eateries Washington Square Park

Colleges New York University The New School


Greenwich, an odd foreign name which comes from the Dutch language. The name origntes from the “Groenwijick� meaning Green District. It is located in New York City on the Lower West Side of Manhattan, and traditionally associated with writers, artists, and musicians. Greenwich Village extends from Broadway to the Hudson and from 14th Street down to Houston Street.


East Village


The East Village once considered part of the Lower East Side, but eventually grew its own identity during the 1960’s, because of cheap rent and the bease of the beatniks otherwise known as the Beat Generation which originated in Greenwich Village. The neightborhood became a center of a counterculture; a sociological term used to describe the values and norms of behavior of a cultural group, or subculture, that run counter to those of the social mainstream of the day, in New York and is known as the birthplace of many artistic movements (Punk Rock and Nuyorican). The East Village is very unique for it contains four smaller communities each with its own identity (Alphabet City, Losiaida, St. Marks Place, and The Bowery) and have not interfeared with the overall identity of the district itself. The East Village's boundaries are the East River to Broadway, north to 14th Street and south to Houston vStreet.

Local Parks Tompkins Square Park

Colleges Cooper Union

Local Eateries Washington Square Park


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=THE NEW DOMAIN

- To inform and amend new boundaries - Redirect and reconfigure Greenwich Village and East Village - Persuade opposing members of each district towards this “new” district


GOING DEEPER.. .


INTERVIEWS QUESTIONS ASKED: 1. What do you notice in this area? 2. If you could use one word for your district, what would it be? 3. What is one point of interest about the area? 4. Are you a student? If yes, what buildings in the area do you use?


James Tuner, 28 1. “The buildings, and architecture. You get those grand, ancient office buldings, and then, right across the street, there’s some dumpy grocery outlet...and then apartments.” 2. cobblestones 3. “Restaurants, there’s this great place for dumplings that is...literally a hole in the wall.” 4. “Yes. Cooper Union...the Foundation Building.” Becca Wright, 27 1. “The streets--they’re quieter.” 2. run 3. “Washington Square.” 4. Yes. NYU. Sun Tan, 58 1. “This is where my sister lives, so I...visit her every once in while. And it’s good to shop here, too.” 2. beautiful 3. “It’s very diverse.” 4. No. Pelagia Gamez Fernandez, 24 1. “It’s very nice. I usually like to take my walks around here...make my rounds... it’s good because it lets me take a break from the Union Square scene.” 2. musical 3. “The small parks.” 4. No. Mario Elliot, 28 1. “Things here are so much more slow-paced...they’re relaxed. It’s still Manhattan, so of course, we’re busy, but it’s perfectly busy.” 2. chill 3. “Just how relaxed it is.” 4. No.


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jane chris emma tuyen devon


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