Hudson Street (Manhattan)
Hudson Street is a north/south oriented street in the
New York Cityborough of Manhattan. Running from TriBeCato Greenwich Village, Hudson Street has two distinct one-way traffic patterns that meet at Abingdon Square, at the street's intersection with Eighth Avenue and Bleecker Street.
The southern portion of Hudson Street carries northbound traffic and begins at the intersection of West Broadway and Chambers Street. At Abingdon Square, the traffic is directed onto Eighth Avenue. The former
New York Mercantile Exchangebuilding is located at the corner of Hudson and Harrison Street in TriBeCa. Other notable buildings on this stretch of Hudson Street include The Church of St. Luke in the Fieldsand its garden, the White Horse Tavern (notorious for being the bar where poet Dylan Thomasoverdosed on alcohol and collapsed before he died), and the headquarters of the Hot 97 radio station, which has been the site of several shootings including a gunfight between the entourages of 50 Centand The Game in 2005. [cite news
last = Mcgrath
first = Ben
title = Where Hip-Hop Lives: Hot 97's Turf Wars
publisher = The New Yorker
date = 2006-10-06
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The section of Hudson Street north of Abingdon Square runs from 14th Street to Eighth Avenue. At 14th Street, southbound traffic from Ninth Avenue splits off into this street. Just below 14th Street, it is one of the major streets in the Meatpacking District. At Abingdon Square, it turns into
The uptown M20 bus runs on the northbound Hudson Street between Harrison Street and Hudson Street's end, and continues along
Near Canal Street, Hudson Street is one of the primary access routes leading to and from the
In December 2007 a
bike lanewas striped in the roadway, connecting a bike lane in Ninth Avenue to one in Bleecker Street.
A.E.S. Hudson Streetwas a comedy television show running on ABC from March 16, 1978through April 20, 1978. This short-lived series followed the poorly equipped Adult Emergency Service hospital set on Hudson Street.
The cast of lived in a 4-story loft apartment on 632 Hudson Street.
Northern Irishelectronic duo Agnelli and Nelsonreleased an album entitled Hudson Street in 2000.
* Writer and activist
Jane Jacobslived at 555 Hudson Street, above a candy shop. [cite news |url=http://www.nytimes.com/2006/04/26/books/26jacobs.html?ex=1303704000&en=6aafe7bde2a4775c&ei=5090&partner=rssuserland&emc=rss |title=Jane Jacobs, Social Critic Who Redefined and Championed Cities, Is Dead at 89 |publisher=New York Times |date=April 26, 2006] Jacobs' fought and won in her battle against Robert Mosesand his efforts to build the Lower Manhattan Expressway, which would have destroyed fourteen blocks along Hudson Street in Greenwich Village.
John Cheeverlived in a boarding house on Hudson Street in the 1930s. [cite web|url=http://www.answers.com/topic/john-cheever |title=John Cheever |accessdate=2007-05-03 |format= |work=Answers.com ]
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