Don’t miss these transformed neighborhoods; each with a story, a history that‘s fascinating, the real New York! Washington Square Park, the center of The Village; Bob Dylan, Judy Collins, Pete Seeger, the literary crowd and the birthplace of the modern gay rights movement truly is the “Village” state of mind. Let’s stop by and see Edna St. Vincent Millay’s house, the narrowest in Manhattan! We’ll stop by The Brown Building, the most tragic building fire in New York City’s history, The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire before 911. Soho’s caste iron buildings, 250 in total, are landmarked treasures, the catalysts that fostered the transformation of this iconic neighborhood. The cultural footprint on American history is huge in literature, music, politics, etc.