Places that Matter

Place Explorer: Manhattan

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Place Name Neighborhood Borough
The Town Hall Times Square Manhattan Performance space originally built as a lecture hall and meeting place for the women's suffrage movement.
The West End (former) Morningside Heights Manhattan Where jazz and "beat" culture fans and Columbia students have gathered
The Yippie! Museum and Cafe NoHo Manhattan A mecca for counter-culturists since the 1960s
Theater for the New City East Village Manhattan Pulitzer prize-winning community cultural institution
Think Coffee NoHo Manhattan Popular gathering spot
Thomas Jefferson Park and Pool East Harlem Manhattan WPA-era public pool that has seen some eras of racial strife
Tompkins Square Park East Village Manhattan East Village park since 1837
Treasures in the Trash Museum East Harlem Manhattan A museum of salvaged trash
Tree of Hope (site of) Central Harlem Manhattan A talisman for performers
Trinity Church Cemetery and Mausoleum Washington Heights Manhattan Historic cemetery in Washington Heights
Two Bridges Neighborhood Council Lower East Side Manhattan Long-standing community-based organization
Union Settlement Association East Harlem Manhattan Neighborhood resource for over a century
Union Square Park Union Square Manhattan A park and popular gathering space that offers a flagship Farmers Market
Unity Book Center (former) Chelsea Manhattan Activist bookstore
Untermyer Gardens Conservancy Manhattan Garden of Eden in Yonkers
Van Alen Books Flatiron Manhattan Van Alen Books is a bookstore dedicated to the sale of architecture and design books. It is also used as a public reading room and event space.
Vanessa's Dumplings Chinatown Manhattan Popular Beijing-style restaurant
Variety Theatre (site of) East Village Manhattan An old movie theater, once an unofficial neighborhood landmark
Veniero's Pasticceria and Caffe East Village Manhattan Italian bakery since 1894
Venus Mural Chelsea Manhattan Public art that has graced prison facade since 1970
Vesuvio Bakery (now Birdbath) SoHo Manhattan A reminder of Prince Street's past as an Italian neighborhood
Village Gate (now Le Poisson Rouge) Greenwich Village Manhattan Nightclub featuring diverse styles of music, closed in 1993 and reopened in 2007
Village Vanguard West Village Manhattan Long-time jazz club
Virgen Del Carmen Protegenos Shrine East Harlem Manhattan A commemorative shrine
Vogue Knights Garment District Manhattan "Ballroom" club night featuring vogue and runway competitions
Volksgarten (site of) NoHo Manhattan A music hall in "Kleindeutschland" or Little Germany
Wall of Respect for Chinese Workers (site of) Chinatown Manhattan Mural created to curb local gang violence, demolished in 2006
War Resisters League Building NoHo Manhattan A center for pacifist activism
Washburn Wire Factory (site of) East Harlem Manhattan Once, one of the largest manufacturing plants in Manhattan
Washington Market (site of) Tribeca Manhattan Once, a major food market
Washington Square Park Greenwich Village Manhattan A center of Greenwich Village life
Washington Square Park Chess Tables Greenwich Village Manhattan Gathering spot for chess players and spectators
Washington Square United Methodist Church (former) Greenwich Village Manhattan A church known for its 1960's political activism, whose congregation is now part of The Church of the Village
Webster Hall East Village Manhattan A popular concert and dance hall since 1886
West 52nd Street (Swing Street) Midtown Manhattan Street where many jazz clubs were clustered
West Market Diner (site of) Manhattanville Manhattan A rare and classic diner car restaurant, now closed
West Village/Waterfront Historic District West Village Manhattan Low density, mixed use district on the Hudson River
Westbeth West Village Manhattan Largest artist community in the world
Williams Memorial Residence Upper West Side Manhattan Senior housing sponsored by the Salvation Army
Windemere Apartments Clinton Manhattan Late 19th century middle class housing
Winnie's Bar & Restaurant Chinatown Manhattan Karaoke bar in Chinatown
Woolworth Building Financial District Manhattan Iconic New York City skyscraper
Woolworth Tower Kitchen Financial District Manhattan American-style restaurant in the Woolworth Building
Workingwoman's Home (former) Chinatown Manhattan Housing for working women
World Monuments Fund at the Prince George Midtown South Manhattan Exhibition gallery for preservation organization in restored hotel
World Trade Center (site of) Financial District Manhattan Office and trade complex destroyed on 9/11/2001
Yonah Schimmel's Knish Bakery Lower East Side Manhattan Where a variety of knishes are baked from scratch daily
Yorkville Yorkville Manhattan Upper East Side neighborhood that once housed large German and Middle-European populations
Young Devils Stickball Field East Harlem Manhattan One spot where a popular street game was played in the 1930's
Zabar's Upper West Side Manhattan A destination for specialty foods, smoked fish and freshly roasted coffee