Sullivan Street

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Sullivan Street
170 to 180 Sullivan St NYC.jpg
Row Houses on Sullivan Street are part of the MacDougal–Sullivan Gardens Historic District
Former name(s) Varick Place
Location Greenwich Village, South Village and SoHo, Manhattan, New York City
Postal code 10012, 10013[1]
Coordinates 40°43′37″N 74°00′07″W / 40.727°N 74.002°W / 40.727; -74.002Coordinates: 40°43′37″N 74°00′07″W / 40.727°N 74.002°W / 40.727; -74.002
North end Washington Square South
South end Canal Street/Sixth Avenue/Watts Street at Duarte Square
East Thompson Street
West Macdougal Street

Sullivan Street is a street in Lower Manhattan, which previously ran north from Duarte Square at Canal Street, but since around 2012 begins at Broome Street,[citation needed] to Washington Square South, through the neighborhoods of Hudson Square, SoHo, the South Village and Greenwich Village. It runs parallel to and between Macdougal Street (to the west) and Thompson Street (to the east). Part of the street is in the MacDougal–Sullivan Gardens Historic District. The street was named for Revolutionary War Major General John Sullivan.

Notable places include 83 and 85 Sullivan Street; 116 Sullivan Street; Vesuvio Playground at Spring Street, a neighborhood park, formerly named Thompson Street Playground; and St. Anthony of Padua Church (Manhattan) 155 Sullivan Street, near the corner of Houston Street.

Notable residents include Vincent Gigante; Fiorello LaGuardia, three-term Mayor of New York City, who was born at 177 Sullivan Street;[2] and Anna Wintour; Edgard Varèse and his wife Louise lived at no. 188.[3]


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