Welcome to Greenwich / West Village
Hip designer area with quaint neighborhood charm and incredible cultural amenities
New York’s urban rhythm and distinct cultural pace owe much of its heritage and traditions to the trailblazing spirit of Greenwich and the West Village neighborhoods. A mecca for the city’s jazz movement, this hip and happening part of the city offers an unparalleled music scene and features the work of some of New York’s most creative chefs. Always original, Greenwich and the West Village are famous for their cultural consciousness and ability to remain on the cutting edge of art and culture.
Whether you’re new to New York or a lifelong city dweller, these neighborhoods offer unique energy that makes them some of the most inspiring and desirable neighborhoods in the city. With charming cobblestone streets that help give the residential areas a family-oriented feel, Greenwich and the West Village are great spaces for young professionals, new parents looking to raise children in New York’s hustle and bustle, and recent retirees hoping to find an elegant and luxurious apartment near New York’s best amenities.
What to Love
- Charming residences along beautiful cobblestone streets
- Hip and cutting-edge cultural spaces
- Delicious and diverse dining options
- Some of the city’s best designer shopping
Beyond Greenwich and West Village’s cutting-edge cultural presence, these neighborhoods are truly lovely places to call home for residents of all ages. With easy access to great recreational spaces, locals here are able to find a comfortable balance between the city’s fast-paced professional atmosphere and its best spaces for leisure and relaxation. In your free time, you may find yourself out to lunch at one of New York’s best bistros or trying your hand at chess in one of the area’s lovely parks. Whether you’re hoping to keep up with New York’s incredible nightlife or looking for a secluded place to take your favorite book, Greenwich and West Village provide adaptability that’s hard to beat. These neighborhoods feature distinct, spacious residences on beautiful cobblestone streets, offering some of New York’s most desirable homes and apartments.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Greenwich and West Village continue to be torchbearers for New York’s haute couture fashion scene. One incredible designer location is Maison Margiela which features incredible avant-garde designs that will surely wow your friends.
For one of the city’s best Italian dining experiences, look no further than Carbone. Order a fine glass of red wine with your homemade ravioli, but make sure you start out with one of their incredible authentic appetizers like the calamari marco.
What lunch could compete with New York’s most famous sandwich shop, Katz’s Delicatessen? With great soups, salads, and of course, famous generously portioned sandwiches, it's a great spot to take friends and to enjoy a simple and delicious meal. Take home their incredible chocolate babka, you won’t regret it.
Things to Do
Greenwich and West Village are some of New York’s most historic neighborhoods, offering an incredible access to unique museums and monuments. One such monument that is well worth a visit for locals is the Stonewall National Monument. Looking for some outdoor recreational time? Visit the famous Washington Square Park and enjoy the beautiful green space with your family.
Another transformative cultural landmark is the famous jazz venue, Village Vanguard. Best known for its iconic performances from jazz legends like John Coltrane and blues icons like BB King, the Village Vanguard continues to host the most prolific voices in today’s jazz movement. For a concert experience unlike any other, book tickets to an event at this amazing venue.
Greenwich and West Village offer many great public and private schools.