A Bit of the West Village

The West Village is a popular area, especially for the LGBT community and students of NYU. Sadly, it has been invaded by various franchises, but there is still a bunch of Village flavor on side streets which includes piano bars, odd shops, and independent ice cream stores.

Here’s a taste of the neighborhood.

An apt building overlooking Christopher Park.

An apt building overlooking Christopher Park.

This is just quintessential West Village.

This is just quintessential West Village.

Christopher Park is surrounded by the double sided battle axe.

Christopher Park is surrounded by the double sided battle axe.

A very interesting looking awning forms a club entrance.

A very interesting looking awning forms a club entrance.

Some of the old architecture mixed in with the newer in a tree lined neighborhood.

Some of the old architecture mixed in with the newer in a tree lined neighborhood.

Very colorful - fitting for the area.

Very colorful – fitting for the area.

Two bars on top of each other: Arthur's Tavern and Marie's Crisis.

Two bars on top of each other: Arthur’s Tavern and Marie’s Crisis.

So many brownstones and cars.

So many brownstones and cars.

A colorful fire escape creates a perfectly NYC atmosphere.

A colorful fire escape creates a perfectly NYC atmosphere.

More interesting architecture on a brownstone doorway.

More interesting architecture on a brownstone doorway.

The tree-lined block hides some of the facades.

The tree-lined block hides some of the facades.

Stoops are good for sitting and eating.

Stoops are good for sitting and eating.

Even the birds have interesting looking homes here.

Even the birds have interesting looking homes here.

Just in case you didn't know what was inside here.

Just in case you didn’t know what was inside here.

Gay St - very colorful architecture.

Gay St – very colorful architecture.

The Jefferson Market branch of the NYPL as the clouds come in.

The Jefferson Market branch of the NYPL as the clouds come in.

Looks like a haunted mansion.

Looks like a haunted mansion.

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Next week: Some of Washington Square Park and the arch.

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About nsantasier

I am an actor, fight choreographer, playwright, and photographer based in and around NYC. I shoot on a Canon Rebel XS with either a Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS lens or a Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4.0-5.6 IS Telephoto Zoom lens as they are the only lenses I currently own.
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