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Liz Christy Bowery Houston Community Garden

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Wandering around

I had no idea about this place. Stumbled on it on my way to meet friends in the area. I was early... read more

Reviewed July 17, 2017
Sarushkaya
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Toronto, Canada
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Restful

Stopped by on my way to see a movie at the Film Forum, and stayed almost too long -- more to see... read more

Reviewed July 21, 2016
robcurtross
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New York City, New York
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Jul 17, 2017
“Wandering around”
Jul 21, 2016
“Restful”
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First community garden in New York City opened in 1973 by a local resident, Liz Christy, and a group of gardening enthusiasts known as the "Green Guerillas."
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Bowery and Houston Streets, New York City, NY
Downtown Manhattan (Downtown)
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Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

I had no idea about this place. Stumbled on it on my way to meet friends in the area. I was early for our meeting and had some time to spare and decided to check it out. The Garden seems to be in restoration phase....More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Sarushkaya
Reviewed July 21, 2016

Stopped by on my way to see a movie at the Film Forum, and stayed almost too long -- more to see than I expected. On the northeast corner of Bowery and Houston Streets in Manhattan is the Liz Christy Garden, billed as “the first...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank robcurtross
Reviewed June 17, 2014

It is such a treat to have so many quaint gardens in the city that give a tranquil feeling in a big city. There are many gardens in the east village and they have different hours of operation but you can meander through so many...More

Date of experience: May 2014
Thank Joan R
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