Father Demo Square
Father Demo Square
3.5

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Neighbourhood: Downtown Manhattan (Downtown)
How to get there
  • Christopher St – Sheridan Square • 2 min walk
  • West 4th St – Washington Square • 5 min walk
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psudino
Weehawken, NJ4,121 contributions
Sept 2022
Father Demo Square is a fairly standard public space with a fountain and some parks. It's a good meeting spot since it is well known and in a good location. However, it doesn't appear to have the same TLC as other spots, especially with the always well-kept Washington Square Park so close.
Written 19 May 2023
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StephenCross
Dublin, Ireland18,464 contributions
Feb 2022 • Solo
Father Demo Square is a very small triangular park. Nice little fountain and a place where you can sit and rest. You could easily miss it!
Written 6 February 2022
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Roberts69
Northampton, UK18,288 contributions
Feb 2020
Came across this little triangular park when walking around NYC. Stopped and sat on a bench and ate our lunch (bought from Faiccos' Pork Store). Pleasant rest stop with benches to sit on, trees, a fountain and views of the Our Lady of Pompeii Church.
Written 15 February 2020
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Annaline
Park Ridge, IL7,031 contributions
Dec 2019 • Friends
I like to bring with me people here when they visit New York City for the first time because of the stairs who are on this square. Especially at night the stairs make a huge impression.
Written 8 December 2019
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Edward D.
Lucena, PB3,002 contributions
Sept 2019
OK, I know that “square” refers to a public gathering place, but It’s a triangle and it’s only ¼ acre in size, but it does have a nice fountain and is in a nice part of NYC. Father Demo Square is named for Father Antonio Demo who was pastor at Our Lady of Pompeii Church in the beginning of the 20th Century (the neighborhood used to be predominantly Italian). It’s a cute place to have a seat and rest from all the walking you do in this area.
Written 11 October 2019
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David T
Shreveport, LA1,494 contributions
Mar 2019 • Couples
Very small park in Greenwich Village. There are a few park benches where you can relax for a few minutes and plenty if hungry pigeons.
Written 10 March 2019
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TeamWard
Nottingham, UK5,177 contributions
Aug 2018 • Family
Walking from Friends apartment to Doctor Strange's address on Bleecker St you easily pass this nice small park with its delightful fountain, a nice pit-stop wandering lower Manhattan.
Written 25 October 2018
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thetravellingmanUk
uk9,668 contributions
Feb 2018 • Couples
My wife and I walked from Times Square all the way down to the 9/11 Memorial, and were glad of this little oasis in Bleecker Street to stop off at for a rest.
Called Father Demo Square, but it is actually a very small triangular section.
In the centre of the square is a fountain, this was not in operation during our visit at the end of February, most likely due to it still being winter.
Numerous benches to sit at in the square to chill and relax for a while.
There are also a number of premises in the nearby vicinity to purchase food and drinks from.
Written 15 March 2018
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Colleen L
Island Park, ID32 contributions
Jul 2016 • Family
Father Demo Square found us as we explored the neighborhood on foot. The small dose of nature -- the fountain, grass, park benches, birds -- was the perfect antidote to blocks of city. We rested our feet, enjoyed people- and bird-watching, and reveled in the cool air created by the fountain. Father Demo Square was an oasis on a hot, muggy day.
Written 11 July 2016
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Debbie A
Buderim, Australia445 contributions
Jul 2014 • Couples
Pleasant little square in Greenwich village. Lots of people sitting under the trees having lunch when we were there. Heaps of food places nearby. Has a lovely fountain in the centre which attracts lots of birds. Good place to sit and people watch.
Written 1 July 2014
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