Life in the Village offers an array of cultural experiences. Churches, art galleries, theaters, and more dot the neighborhood. It’s time to venture out and see some of the places Villagers adore. Start your day with a walk up 6th Avenue and pass by the gothic Jefferson Market Library, before stopping by two Episcopal Churches with deep ties to the City’s history. After a great walk filled with art and religion, end your day at the Public Theaterwith performances that are sure to please. 

New York City is filled with prestigious universities and the Village is no exception with NYU, the New School, and Cooper Union. Walk through Washington Square Park or head north just out of the district to Union Square and you’ll students out and about soaking up the sun. Every institution not only enrolls smart, dedicated, and diverse students, but has a rich educational and cultural history. 

Start out up north with a stop at the New School known for its progressive approach and its award winning Parsons’ School. Head south along 5th Avenue stopping in at the Salmagundi Art Club and a veer off on W. 8th Street at the New York Studio School. Pass through Washington Square and head into the depths of NYU territory. Head east and finish your day up at Cooper Union whose rich history has attracted presidents, humanitarians, and more.

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