Important GV Addresses

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A list of historic Greenwich Village addresses (note: these are not open to the public):

- Louisa May Alcott wrote Little Women at 130 MacDougal Street.

- O. Henry got his inspiration for the story The Last Leaf at the gate at 10 Grove Street.

- Thomas Paine allegedly wrote Common Sense at 59 Grove Street.

- Edgar Allen Poe wrote The Raven at a club at 83 West 3rd Street while living at 49 East 9th Street.

- Edna St. Vincent Millay lived at 75 1/2 Bedford Street.

- 1 Washington Square North has housed the likes of Edith Wharton and Henry James.

Thanks to Robert Heide and John Gilman for compiling and sharing this info via their book, Greenwich Village.

Greenwich Village
Houston To 14th Street
New York, New York, 10014

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