Union Square Park

Park, Plaza
btwn Broadway & Union Sq E (btwn E 14th & E 17th St)
New York, NY 10003

Tips

  • Meet at the Ghandi Statue, the one landmark in NYC, where the West side and the East side converge . . . and where D met his own Eastern-philosophy spouting pseudo-soul mate (Only in Your Dreams)
  • There's no excuse for a dead or dying mobile device in USP. While you're visiting this summer, power up at one of our #ATTStreetCharge solar-powered mobile charging stations.
  • Union Square is home to four historical monuments: Mohandas Gandhi, the Marquis de Lafayette, Abraham Lincoln and George Washington. Can you find all of them?
  • Phone Battery Dead? Check out the Solar Battery Docking Station for your mobile phone on Union Square West btwn 14th & 15th Streets!
  • LOTUS features Jaehyo Lee's signature crosscuts of Korean big-cone pine. He meticulously carved, shaped and burned the wood slabs that are attached to a steel armature.On display through October 2013.
  • Looking for healthy food finds? Then look no further. The Union Square Green Market has an array of fresh produce and organic treats. Support your local farmers on Mon, Wed, Fri and Sat.
  • You can march to the beat of your own drum anywhere. When youre here, I recommend you march to the beat of the drum circle drummers.
  • Free wifi!
  • Just people watch. It's hilarious.
  • Connect to "UnionSquareWiFi" for access to free wi-fi throughout Union Square, courtesy of Time Warner Cable.
  • This park has a great entertainment for you: breakdancing, skateboarding, street fairs and it's in the heart of a dynamic shopping area! Plenty of benches for you to relax & a dog friendly zone!
  • I love the cultural diversity of this place, with observation you can see the many shades of humanity.
  • One of the best things about NYC.
  • Tarallucci E Vino, Corkbuzz, & Pure Food and Wine are among our favorite restaurants within walking distance. Pay with Cover to skip waiting for the check and have more time to enjoy the park.
  • Free gold giveaway from real-life leprechaun.
  • Check out my sand paintings on Tuesday's Thursday's and Sunday's
  • A New York staple filled with all different types of New Yorkers! Stop here to enjoy items from the farmer's market. Always busy but always fun! A good place to people watch or enjoy a cup of coffee
  • did you know? Union Square was once a center for prostitution in the 1800s (male and female)
  • Start your visit at the Greenmarket where youre likely to drop a lot of hard earned loot and then visit the dog run, ending with the performers/college students at the south end of the park.
  • Don't be surprised if you see a few feathers flying up in the air, the first or second weekend in April, there might just be a pillow fight.

Nearby places

33 E 17th St (btwn Broadway & Park Ave S)
4 Union Square South (btwn Broadway & University Pl)
W 4th St (btwn MacDougal St & University Pl)