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Thompson Street (Manhattan)

Thompson Street
Location Greenwich Village and SoHo, Manhattan, New York City
Postal code 10012, 10013[1]
North end Washington Square South
South end Canal Street
East LaGuardia Place
West Sullivan Street

Thompson Street is a street in the Lower Manhattan neighborhoods of Greenwich Village and SoHo in New York City, which runs north-south, from Washington Square South. It runs parallel to and between Sullivan Street (to the west), and LaGuardia Place (formerly Laurens Street) which becomes West Broadway (to the east). Vehicular traffic goes southbound.[2][3]

The street was named for Revolutionary War Brigadier General William Thompson, who served in New York and Canada.[4]

Notable places

  • 60 Thompson, at 60 Thompson Street, hotel.[5]
  • Omen, at 113 Thompson Street, Japanese restaurant; Zagats gave it a food rating of 26, and ranked it # 11 in Soho.[6]
  • Lupa, at 170 Thompson Street, Italian restaurant; Zagats gave it a food rating of 25.[7]
  • Tomoe Sushi, at 172 Thompson Street, sushi restaurant; Zagats gave it a food rating of 26.[8]
  • Vesuvio Playground, on the corner of Thompson Street and Spring Street; a neighborhood park, formerly named Thompson Street Playground.[9]
  • The Uncommons, at 230 Thompson Street, formerly the Village Chess Shop, now Manhattan's first and only board game cafe.[10][11]
  • Chess Forum, at 219 Thompson Street, chess store and club.[12]

Notable residents


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