Gramercy Park

Renowned for its exclusive private park and historic charm, this neighborhood exudes a sense of refinement and tranquility.

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Gramercy Park: Historic Elegance and Tranquil Luxury

 

Welcome to Gramercy Park

Nestled between Union Square and the Flatiron District, Gramercy Park stands as a serene oasis in the heart of Manhattan. Renowned for its exclusive private park and historic charm, this neighborhood exudes a sense of refinement and tranquility. Join us as we explore the highlights of Gramercy Park, where historic architecture, cultural institutions, and the iconic green space converge.

Getting There

Gramercy Park is conveniently accessible by subway, with the 4, 5, 6, L, N, Q, R, and W trains serving the neighborhood. Its central location allows for easy exploration of neighboring districts, making it a well-connected enclave in Manhattan.

Gramercy Park: Private Green Haven

Gramercy Park itself is the centerpiece of the neighborhood, a private and beautifully landscaped oasis accessible only to keyholders. The meticulously maintained park provides a peaceful retreat for residents and serves as a centerpiece of Gramercy's historic allure.

Irving Place: Historic Elegance

Irving Place, a tree-lined street in Gramercy, is known for its historic brownstones and architectural elegance. The block is home to the Players Club, a social club founded by actor Edwin Booth, adding a touch of literary and theatrical history to the neighborhood.

Gramercy Park Hotel: Artistic Grandeur

The Gramercy Park Hotel is an iconic institution that combines luxury accommodations with an artistic flair. The hotel's eclectic design, curated art collection, and rooftop terrace offer guests a unique blend of comfort and creativity.

Stuyvesant Square: Dual Parks

Stuyvesant Square, divided into two parts by Second Avenue, provides additional green space to the neighborhood. The parks feature walking paths, gardens, and the historic St. George's Episcopal Church, creating a peaceful atmosphere for residents.

Gramercy Tavern: Culinary Excellence

Gramercy Tavern, a celebrated restaurant on East 20th Street, is a culinary gem known for its seasonal American cuisine and warm hospitality. The restaurant's commitment to high-quality ingredients and inventive menus has earned it a place among New York City's dining elite.

National Arts Club: Cultural Hub

The National Arts Club, housed in a historic Gramercy Park mansion, serves as a cultural hub for artists and intellectuals. The club hosts exhibitions, lectures, and social events, contributing to the neighborhood's rich cultural tapestry.

Rose Hill: Historic Landmark

Rose Hill, a historic mansion on East 29th Street, is a designated New York City Landmark. With its neoclassical architecture, this building adds to the neighborhood's architectural legacy and provides a glimpse into Gramercy Park's storied past.

Gramercy Theatre: Entertainment Venue

Gramercy Theatre, located on East 23rd Street, is a versatile entertainment venue hosting concerts, comedy shows, and live performances. The theater's intimate setting and diverse programming make it a popular destination for entertainment enthusiasts.

Pete's Tavern: Timeless Pub

Pete's Tavern, established in 1864, is one of the oldest continuously operating bars in New York City. Known for its historic charm, the tavern has been a favorite watering hole for locals and visitors alike, preserving the legacy of Gramercy Park's past.

Gramercy Park Neighborhood School

The Gramercy Park Neighborhood School, located on East 20th Street, is a public elementary school that serves the community. The school emphasizes a collaborative and nurturing learning environment, contributing to the family-friendly atmosphere of Gramercy Park.

Community Events and Farmer's Market

Gramercy Park hosts various community events, including street fairs, cultural celebrations, and a farmer's market. These events foster a sense of community and provide opportunities for residents to engage with local businesses and neighbors.

Final Thoughts

Gramercy Park invites you to experience the elegance of its historic architecture, the tranquility of its private green space, and the cultural richness that defines this Manhattan enclave. Whether strolling through Irving Place, enjoying a meal at Gramercy Tavern, or appreciating the exclusivity of the park, Gramercy Park offers a unique blend of historic charm and contemporary luxury in the heart of the city.

Around Gramercy Park, NY

There's plenty to do around Gramercy Park, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Biker's Paradise
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including NYFoodBox, Cuffie Ridge Vegan Café, and Welcome Home.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 1.5 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.49 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.03 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.04 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.07 miles 26 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.67 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Overview for Gramercy Park, NY

15,857 people live in Gramercy Park, where the median age is 34 and the average individual income is $94,213. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

15,857

Total Population

34 years

Median Age

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Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$94,213

Average individual Income

Schools in Gramercy Park, NY

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The following schools are within or nearby Gramercy Park. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
Institute For Collaborative Education
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
5/5
Manhattan Comprehensive Night And Day High School
PUBLIC
10th - 12th
2/5
High School For Health Professions & Human Services
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Ps 40 Augustus Saint-Gaudens
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Middle School 255 Salk School Of Science
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Junior High School 104 Simon Baruch
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
International High School At Union Square
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Success Academy Charter School-Union Square
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
Learningspring School
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
Union Square Academy For Health Sciences
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Academy For Software Engineering
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Gramercy Arts High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
High School For Language And Diplomacy (The)
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
The Epiphany School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available

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