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Zeckendorf Towers

Zeckendorf Towers

The Zeckendorf Towers building, also called One Irving Place and One Union Square East, is a 645-unit, 29-story, four-towered mixed-use condominium enclave on the eastern side of Union Square. Completed in 1987, it was designed by architectural firm Davis, Brody & Associates, and named in honor of prominent American real estate developer William Zeckendorf. It was one of New York…

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The Greenmarket

The Greenmarket

The Union Square Greenmarket is held Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays between 8 AM and 6 PM year-round. The market is served by a number of regional farmers, as the average distance between farmers and the market is 90 miles. More than one thousand varieties of fruits and vegetables can be found at the Greenmarket and the variety of produce…

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Union Square

Union Square

Union Square is an important and historic intersection and surrounding neighborhood in Manhattan, New York City, located where Broadway and the former Bowery Road – now Fourth Avenue – came together in the early 19th century; its name denotes that “here was the union of the two principal thoroughfares of the island” rather than celebrating either the Federal union of…

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