Astor Place is constantly in motion, the nexus point of an exciting, young, vibrant and artistic community where East and West Villages come together. The newly reconstructed Astor Place Plazas are the result of a $16 million City capital improvement maintained by the Village Aliance, a community-based non-profit organization.
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Hundreds Dance Through The Rain At The Black Tar Beach Party
A trip to the beach in New York City normally means a long, trundling subway ride. For once, this was not the case last Friday night when the beach came to Astor Place.
ALAMO CUBE CRAFT WORKSHOP - VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!!
The iconic Alamo Cube, known simply as The Cube to many New Yorker's returns to its Astor Place home in late June.
Place in History: 25 Period Photos of Astor Place
Curbed NY recognized it; pedestrians noticing the rise of 51 Astor Place are realizing it: Astor Place is changing. With a new skyscraper and streetscape redesign to boot, the meeting point of five major streets will be transformed. More room for pedestrians, larger buildings, and greener public spaces are all coming to Astor Place.
Astor Place Update: Jim Power's Mosaic Poles
Work is underway to preserve Greenwich Village’s iconic mosaic poles. The mosaic poles are the work of artist Jim Power. Since the 1980s Power has decorated as many as 70 lamp posts with brightly colored, locally-sourced tile and glass, all telling historical and cultural stories from the neighborhood.