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Union Square, New York

Union Square - New York, New York
Union Square
14th to 17th Street, New York, NY 10003Map
Between Broadway and Park Avenue
+1 212 484 1200(Tourist Information)
Neighborhood: Union Square
Overview

In the early 1800s, upscale townhouses and local theaters thrived in the area surrounding Union Square. In the 1850s and 1860s, factories and offices replaced the residences, and unionists and abolitionists held massive rallies here. In the 1920s, labor activists gathered, protested and rioted. As recent as the late 1980s and early 1990s, urban decay tainted the Square and its surrounding areas. But today, a lovely park is the centerpiece of a chic neighborhood brimming with restaurants, upscale shops and retail giants. The popular Union Square Greenmarket also takes place here.

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By jbhaydn | Posted 08/16/12
  Look's like thing's are coming together after all these year's--jbhaydn  
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Union Square General Information
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Parks, Gardens & Cemeteries
  • Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, amex, visa
  • Nearest Train: Union Square - 14 Street
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