Avenue D is the easternmost named avenue in the East Village neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City, east of Avenue C and west of the FDR Drive. It runs between East 12th Street and Houston Street, and continues south of 2nd Street as Columbia Street. Avenues A, B, C and D are the genesis of the name for Alphabet City neighborhood which they run through.
Avenue D is served by the MTA M14D bus from 10 street, coming from Avenue C. The bus' most southern street on Avenue D is East Houston Street.
Dry Dock Park 
Dry Dock Park, located at the northern end (11th and Avenue D): A small park with a public pool—named for the neighborhood's former tradition of ship repair. The corner was formerly the site of the Corn Exchange Bank Trust Co.
Housing projects 
Many of the larger Public Housing projects in Alphabet City are on Avenue D. These include Baruch Houses, La Guardia Houses, and the Lillian Wald Houses, named for Lillian D. Wald (1867-1940), who provided aid to the Lower East Side through the Henry Street Settlement and the Visiting Nurses Society.
Notable people and buildings 
Among many notables who were born or raised on Manhattan's Lower East Side, it is purported that James Cagney was born on Avenue D.
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