Mulry Square

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Mulry Square

Currently owned by the NYC Metropolitan Transit Authority, Mulry Square is a triangular parking lot at the southwest corner of Greenwich Avenue and Seventh Avenue South which was once thought to be [1] the site of a wedge-shaped diner that was the inspiration for Edward Hopper's famous painting Nighthawks. The parking lot's fencing supports Tiles for America, a September 11 memorial consisting of some 6,000 tiles created across the country.

Named after Thomas M. Mulry founder of the Emigrant Savings Bank and devoted Vincentian.


  1. ^ Moss, Jeremiah (July 4, 2010). "Nighthawks State of Mind". The New York Times. Retrieved 2011-11-19. 

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Coordinates: 40°44′11″N 74°00′03″W / 40.7363°N 74.0008°W / 40.7363; -74.0008