Apartments Near Union Square
Living in Union Square
Union Square is a U.S. National Historic Landmark in the heart of Manhattan which is bound between 14th Street and 17th Street , with Union Square West lining the west side and Park Avenue lining the east side. Union Square is famous for its farmer’s market established by Grow NYC, which is held on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturdays from 8:00am to 6:00pm, all year round. Union Square’s Holiday Market is held November 23rd through to December 24th and features booths selling anything from jewelry, to clothing, and even food. In the center of Union Square is a statue of President George Washington which was unveiled in 1856.
Lifestyle Food and Entertainment
There are many things to eat and do around Union Square Park when you have an apartment there. The Union Square Café is an unbeatable neighborhood spot for all occasions, brunch, lunch or dinner. For some grilled pizza and wine pairings, swing by Pizza Vinoteca located on West 15th street. Feel like cooking at home? You’re in luck because Union Square boasts a huge Whole Foods with tons of fine groceries. Get a little retail therapy by visiting Nordstrom Rack, American Eagle, Lululemon, Burlington Coat Factory, and BestBuy to name a few. When grabbing drinks, swing by the W Hotel lounge for a comfortable yet upscale atmosphere.
For entertainment, catch a movie at the Regal Union Square Stadium or head to the Daryl Roth Theater which presents large scale off Broadway shows. Living in a 14th Street apartment gives you quick access to the best food and entertainment that Union Square has to offer.
Union square also provides easy access to the 14th Street Subway station which services the 4, 5, 6, L, N, Q, and R trains.
Located in Union Square are the New York Film Academy, the Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute and the Dance Forum NY. Just one block west of Union Square is both the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and Parsons The New School for Design. On West 16th street is the Children’s International Workshop Elementary School and on Irving is the Gramercy Arts High School.
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