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Washington Square Park

5 Ave, Waverly Pl., W. 4 St. and Macdougal St.

Manhattan

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A marsh. A cemetery. A parade ground. A gathering spot for avant-garde artists. A battleground for chess enthusiasts. A playground for canines and children. Washington Square Park has served various roles for its community throughout the years, adapting to meet its needs. Well-known for its arch, honoring George Washington, the man for whom the park is named, and its fountain, the arch's elder by 43 years and a popular meeting spot, Washington Square Park also houses several other monuments and facilities.

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Events

MulchFest 2015 Volunteer Tree Stewardship at Washington Square Park

Help care for young street trees during MulchFest 2015! MillionTreesNYC is looking for volunteers to help spread the...

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Washington Square Park Weather

  • Sun
    Showers
    52°F
  • Mon
    Mostly Sunny
    45°F
  • Tue
    Partly Sunny
    38°F
  • Wed
    Mostly Sunny
    34°F

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