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Gramercy Park

Gramercy Park is a small, fenced-in private park in New York City's borough of Manhattan. The park is at the center of the neighborhood known as Gramercy, Gramercy Park, or the Gramercy Park Historic District. The roughly 2 acre park is one of only two private parks in all of New York City. Only those individuals residing around the park that pay a yearly fee possess a key to the park, and the general public is not usually allowed in. However, the sidewalks of the streets situated around the park are a common running, walking, and dog-walking route.


The neighborhood's boundaries are from roughly 14th Street to the south, First Avenue to the east, 23rd Street to the north, and Park Avenue South to the west. To the west of Gramercy Park you will find the Flatiron District and Union Square, to the south Greenwich Village and the East Village, to the east Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village, and to the north Rose Hill on the northwest side and Kips Bay on the northeast side. The borders of Gramercy's Historic District, established in 1966 and then extended in 1988, are abnormal, lying inside of the neighborhood itself.


A proposed extension to the neighborhood has called for greater than 40 extra buildings in Gramercy Park East and North, Lexington Avenue, Park Avenue South, East 22nd and East 19th Streets, and Irving Place. The area which is now Gramercy Park was previously the center of a swamp. Gramercy Park was the second private square created in New York City, with the first being Hudson Square, also referred to as St. John's Park.


Boasting a tremendous amount of interesting things to both see and do in the immediate area, the neighborhood is a fantastic place to reside in for anybody that is looking to rent a nice furnished apartment in Manhattan. As a matter of fact, if you are looking for a good furnished rental in New York City, than Gramercy Park can offer you both the privacy and amenities that any great neighborhood should always provide its full-time residents with.