During spring, summer and fall, another great place to visit in Greenwich Village is the Jefferson Market Garden. Located one third of an acre, Jefferson Market Garden is a getaway from the bright lights and loud noises of Manhattan. Outdoor events for children and adults are frequently held at this location. The garden was named after an early 19th century food market that was located on the grounds. There is a public library next to Jefferson Market Garden designed in the style of a Victorian Gothic Library. Before it was a garden, this location held a women’s prison.
The Forbes Galleries, located in the lobby of Forbes Magazine’s headquarters, are free to enter. The galleries include the BC Forbes Gallery, Jewelry
Gallery and the Carrere Gallery. Exhibits within each gallery change frequently. Group tours can be booked in the galleries and picture taking is not permitted. Children under 16 cannot get into the galleries unless an adult is with them. Group reservations can be made in advance by calling The Frobes Galleries.
, located in Manhattan, can be a fascinating place to visit. The Village offers cultural experiences and many unique boutiques for shopping.