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Exploring the Original West Village

Pommer, Alfred (Book - 2011)
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Exploring the Original West Village
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Authors: Pommer, Alfred
Statement of Responsibility: Alfred Pommer & Eleanor Winters
Title: Exploring the original West Village
Publisher: Charleston, SC : History Press, 2011
Characteristics: 125 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Development of Greenwich Village : a little background
Christopher Street, the Ninth Avenue El, and the story of William (Bill the Butcher) Poole
Christopher Street continued : the fighting marine, the Stonewall Inn, Lucille Lortel, and the Theater de Lys
Weehawken Street : the shortest street in Manhattan, Newgate Prison, and the Empire Brewery
Pig Alley, the Runaway bunny, and Diane Arbus
Onward down Charles Street : writers, musicians, and a future mayor
Perry Street : Frank Serpico, Jane Jacobs, Sir Peter Warren, and Bleecker Gardens
Up and down West 11th Street : the White Horse Tavern, a palazzo, and many writers and poets
Busy Bank Street
West Street : Superior Ink and Herman Melville, Gansevoort Market, the Meatpacking District, and the Death Avenue cowboy
Up on the High Line, down on Horatio Street : Odets, Baldwin, Pollock, and the Hudson Dusters
Jane Street and back to Bank Street : Alexander Hamilton and Max Eastman, Auntie Mame and Abingdon Square
Subject Headings: West Village (New York, N.Y.) History New York (N.Y.) History City and town life New York (State) New York History Historic sites New York (State) New York Historic buildings New York (State) New York West Village (New York, N.Y.) Buildings, structures, etc New York (N.Y.) Buildings, structures, etc West Village (New York, N.Y.) Biography New York (N.Y.) Biography
Topical Term: City and town life
Historic sites
Historic buildings
Additional Contributors: Winters, Eleanor
LCCN: 2011013396
ISBN: 9781609491512
1609491513
Branch Call Number: 974.71 P
Research Call Number: IRGV 12-4740
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