Union Square Park Union Square is a major intersection and historic in New York, located between Broadway and 4th Avenue, was the union of the two main streets of the island and the confluence of several tram lines, such as the 'Union Station'. Today it is bounded by 14th Street to the south, Union Square West on the west side, 17th Street on the north, and east of Union Square, which links Broadway and Park Avenue South with the 4 Avenida and the continuation of Broadway. There are a number of neighborhoods that are found around the plaza, are those of the Flatiron district to the north, the West Chelsea, Greenwich Village, to the south and Gramercy to the east. Four times in the week there is a market for vegetables and fruits of very good quality, including excellent organic products at very affordable prices, in Christmas installed a market with posts of curious things. There is a plaza with good views over the city, with the Empire State Building to the fund are really astonishing, has connections to all of the Metro New York. It is characterized by the equestrian statue of George Washington, the first public sculpture erected in New York from the equestrian statue of King George III in 1770. Other statues in the park include the Marquis de Lafayette, dedicated to the centennial on July 4 of 1876, Abraham Lincoln and Temperance Alliance was examined very closely Fountain, and finally, in 1986 it was added a statue of Mahatma Gandhi in the southwestern corner. The Park has served as a basis for a myriad of community events and festivals from the first Labor Day parade in 1882 to the rallies of the workers in the 1930s until the first Earth Day in 1970 to the current, popular Greenmarket. This old cemetery has made the transition without problems from a square of the city to a bustling city park.
Gramercy Park is a private park, roughly speaking, it is surrounded by 14th street, first avenue, 27 street and Broadway. Some might even consider that the northern boundary of the neighborhood is the calle 23, but it is more accurate to say that limit with Murray Hill in the street 27. To the north extends Murray Hill and Midtown West the Flatiron District and Union Square, to the south, the East Village, and the south Stuyvesant Town. It is generally perceived as a quiet area, more secure than other areas of the city, with a large number of buildings of the nineteenth century. Gramercy Park only to have access to the residents around the park, the public only has access to the park one day a year, by being the only private parks left in Manhattan, even today the privilege is maintained for those who live there, and can only a few access to this oasis in the middle of the craziness of the city, pay for the annual rent for a key entry, a good sum of dollars annually. In addition, they have to comply with a good number of rules inside the compound. In the neighborhood, we are quiet today, but also options to delight the palate with various restaurants and care, discrete but well chosen, some of which have a name and Spanish flavors, such as Casa Mono and Bar Ham, in number 52 Irving Place on the corner with the corner of 17th street. If you are missing a good tummy, you can always find a ration of ham in the most select of Manhattan. Now don't be surprised when they bring the voucher account.