October in Greenwich Village

It's October in Greenwich VIllage which means it's time to get ready for the annual Greenwich Village Halloween Parade.

One of the all time major Events in our City is Halloween in Greenwich Village and a good deal of the activity takes place around 6th Avenue and West 10th Street.  So we thought we would share a few of our local images to get you in the spirit.

The beautiful streetscape on 6th Avenue between 8th & 9th Sts.

Let’s start on 8th Street and take a look at the streetscape leading to 9th Street, with its beautiful old buildings and our all time favorite pharmacy, C.O. Bigelow. Founded in 1838, it is the oldest apothecary in the U.S.  Grab a sandwich from Lenny’s and head North.

The watercolor streetscape of 6th Avenue between 9th & 10th Streets

Heading North on 6th Avenue, you will pass by the streetscape between 9th Street and 10th Street, which includes  Citarella on one end and the Joeffrey Ballet School  on the West 10th Street end.

Formerly the Jefferson Market Courthouse

Formerly the Jefferson Market Courthouse, this historic building was built between the years 1874 and 1877 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972. It opened its doors as a library in 1967 and it is said that a large spider can be seen moving up and down the tower during the annual Halloween Parade.  If you can find a space to sit on the steps, you’ll have one of the best seats in town for this year’s Greenwich Village Halloween Parade.  Hope you bought that sandwich because more then 2 million people are expected so best to get that seat on the steps now!

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