For nearly 170 years Union Square has been a gathering place—for commerce, for entertainment, for labor and political events, and for recreation. The park owes its name to its location at the intersection where Broadway and Fourth Avenue come together. Union Square Park is a National Historic Landmark because of its significance in American labor history and is located minutes from The New School buildings, the legendary progressive university of New York City.
(Le) Poisson Rouge
(Le) Poisson Rouge (often referred to as LPR) is a music venue and multimedia art cabaret in New York City founded in 2008. It has become a well-known venue for bringing contemporary classical music into the club setting
Washington Square Park
One of the best known of New York City's 1,900 public parks, it is a landmark as well as a meeting place and center for cultural activity. The Park is an open space, dominated by the Washington Square Arch and the Park's fountain area has long been one of the city's popular spots for residents and tourists.
The Village Vanguard is a jazz club that opened on February 22, 1935 and has been home to musicians such as Henry Threadgill, John Zorn, John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins, and Bill Evans.