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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

Columbia Summer Winds Live Performance

Columbia Summer Winds is a community wind ensemble that performs annually in New York City public parks....

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Washington Square Park Weather

  • Thu
    Partly Sunny
    84°F
  • Fri
    Chance Thunderstorms
    85°F
  • Sat
    Chance Showers
    81°F
  • Sun
    Chance Thunderstorms
    81°F

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