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... crimes ever committed, and visit Tompkins Square Park, where a tragic boat fire changed the face of this neighborhood.
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Not much to see, but a nice park nonetheless and historically significant for its long reputation of political demonstrations and radical thought.
Not much to see, but a nice park nonetheless and historically significant for its long reputation of political demonstrations and radical thought. The Grateful Dead played their first East Coast show here in 1967, and the first Hare Krishna gathering outside of India took place here in 1965.
btwn 7th St., 10th St., Avenue A, and Avenue B
The oldest continuously existing free lending library in New York, it was originally designed in 1884 as a 'Deutsches Bibliothek' when this neighborhood was part of Kleindeutschland (Little Germany) and now serves as a branch of the New York Public Library
Another good spot to people-watch
Building designed by award winning Japanese office SANAA
Museum telling the story of Greek Jews located inside the only Romaniote (Greek-speaking) synagogue in the Western Hemisphere
The most important site is the square itself, which was revamped in 2002 to provide more space for outdoor events and less space for napping homeless people (an earlier version of the square appeared in the film ''The Conversation'')
The park and the famous arch is located in the heart of the Village
A designated National Historic Site, Roosevelt lived at this site from his birth in 1858 until the age of 14 years
A lovely building with a tall clock tower just across Madison Ave from Madison Square Park