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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

Christmas Eve Caroling

Christmas Eve is the traditional time to celebrate the holiday with carols at the Washington Square Arch. The Rob...

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Washington Square Park Weather

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    Chance Showers
    44°F
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    Rain Likely
    54°F
  • Wed
    Heavy Rain
    58°F
  • Mon
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