This village in North Manhattan originates from Dutch colonists who named the village after a country in the Netherlands (Haarlem). This tour will explore the many different cultural groups and their influences.
Greenwich Village has been known throughout its existence as an artist’s haven and a place that celebrated liberation and freedom.
Named after the nation’s first Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton, also known as “Sugar Hill” by the locals, this neighborhood was the dwelling place for the Black Elite.
The winding streets of the current day Financial District was where the colonial Dutch settlers founded New Amsterdam in the early 1600s.