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'')

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Gramercy and Union Square Tour with Access to Player's Club

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 2 hour

$45

This walking tour is perfect for history lovers and anyone who wants a bit of the exclusive side of ...

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Union Square Area Eats Guided Food Tour- New York Food On Foot Tours

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 3 hours 30 minutes

$47

Eat Like A New Yorker! Like having a friend in NY! We believe in Food Tour Freedom. Choose wh...

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Flatiron Food, Architecture and History Tour

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 3 hours

$50

...e neighborhoods: Flatiron & Union Square. On this tour you will enjoy 6 tastings including one classic New York burger.

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A Slice of Brooklyn Pizza Tour

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   4 hours 30 minutes

$83

Embark on this 4.5-hour bus tour with a local guide and discover Brooklyn from one end to the other...

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New York Walking Tour: Five Squares and a Circle

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 3 hour

$30

Mobile Voucher Accepted

... along Lower 5th Avenue’s Gold Coast to Union Square Park, often alive with the oldest Farmers Market in the city. Marve...

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Union Square, New York

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 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 square now includes a theater ticket outlet, gift shop, and Emporio Rulli Cafe, along with an underground parking garage. For blogging people-watchers, there is free wi-fi provided by the city. Look under the leaves of the greenery in the planters, and you'll find a few power outlets for your laptop.


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About Union Square

 Union Square, New York, NY, USA

 nycgovparks.org

Union Square and Nearby Sights on Map

Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace

A designated National Historic Site, Roosevelt lived at this site from his birth in 1858 until the age of 14 years

Flatiron Building

The Flatiron Building is another of New York’s architectural landmarks, a wedge-shaped 22-storey Beaux-Arts building at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and Broadway

Metropolitan Life Insurance Building

A lovely building with a tall clock tower just across Madison Ave from Madison Square Park

Madison Square Park

A lovely small park which offers beautiful views of the Flatiron, Metropolitan Life Insurance, International Toy Center, and Empire State Buildings

Ottendorfer Library

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

Washington Square Park

The park and the famous arch is located in the heart of the Village

Rubin Museum of Art

Art of the Himalayas

Greenwich Village

"The Village" is a neighborhood on the West side of Lower Manhattan

Sara Delano Roosevelt Park

Another good spot to people-watch

New Museum

Building designed by award winning Japanese office SANAA