Greenwich Village started as a farm area during the Colonial period. As New York City began to grow, it overtook this farmland. In the 1960‘s this area became known for its Bohemian lifestyle. It‘s proximity to New York University made it the perfect place to house students, artists, and mostly anti-establishment gurus. As the years went by, the Village attracted as its dwellers families and professionals who work nearby.
It is a charming city area with lots of coffee shops, jazz clubs, bars, Off-Broadway theaters and many restaurants. If you like to people watch, it is great place to come at night at just walk around. Over the past few years the village has become a hangout for some of the Hollywood jet set, keep your eyes open. Relax, walk along Bleecker Street and explore!
Location: Houston to 14th St., Broadway and West St., New York