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Richard Woods Facade

The façade of this Gianni Intili-designed home has been painted with faux-wood doodlings by British Pop artist Richard Woods. The home was subject of a Bravo TV show called “9 By […]

The Jane Hotel

The Jane is a maritime themed budget hotel with great décor. Patrons stay in cruise ship style rooms, as the building was originally built in 1908 as a hotel for […]

Tenth of Always with Andy Warhol and Candy Darling

Tenth of Always (currently The Madelyn) was a happening gay afterhours restaurant in the heart of the Village, frequented by Andy Warhol and Lou Reed. The place was run by […]

Kettle of Fish

What is now Esperanto Café was once the original home of Kettle of Fish bar. In the 1960s the Beat writers and Warhol crowd hung here. Edie Sedgwick met Bob […]

Keith Haring’s Pool Party

A total contrast from the penis-heavy mural at the LGBT Community center, Keith Haring painted this aqua themed mural in 1987 for the public pool. Classic Haring dudes dance with […]

Jackson Pollock’s “Penthouse”

In 2011, the apartment of art history’s favorite alcoholic, Jackson Pollock, came up for sale on Carmine Street. Billed a “penthouse,” the smallish 800 square foot apartment is more like […]

The Bodies of Washington Square Park

In 1889, to mark the centennial of George Washington’s presidency, the city of New York constructed a wood and plaster arch at the North End of Washington Square Park, at […]

Salmagundi Club

Originally on the edge of Greenwich Village, the Salmagundi Art Club was founded way back in 1871, and has been consistently hosting artists and exhibitions since. The club, originally called […]

The Twin Peaks of Greenwich Village

The once Bohemian Greenwich Village’s fabled “Twin Peaks” building was once an idyllic and quaint oasis for New York artists. Looking as if lifted out of a Swiss forest rather […]

Bye Bye Passerby

Gavin Brown Enterprises, Passerby, Phillips de Pury, Piotr Ulanski, Saturday Night Fever

Passerby was one of those bars that made me love New York City. Owned by Gavin Brown of Gavin Brown Enterprises gallery on the southern edge of Greenwich Village , […]

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