Sights & landmarks in Hudson Square

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  • Mark Mc
    Smyrna, TN1 contribution
    The museum has an amazing collection of firefighting history and memorabilia. They do a great job of letting you just enjoy the exhibits at your pace and not a fast pace tour by everything. The staff was friendly and helpful and I enjoyed the museum.
    Written 22 May 2022
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  • The Sushi Guy 🍣
    Long Island, NY13,473 contributions
    Hudson Street runs parallel to the Hudson River. Plenty of park space and Chelsea Piers is along Hudson. Beautiful tall buildings on the east side of the street. There were plenty of families walking around and enjoying the parks.
    Written 26 April 2022
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  • Lance H
    Boerne, TX1,277 contributions
    Here we have a large corporation with their corporate headquarters in the building above this public space. They opened the space to connect with the community and allow artists and designers to showcase their work. There is free WiFi and a coffee shop. Some folks actually work here. They have desks, tables, counter, couches, overstuffed chairs and some very nice cars. It is open air but can also be closed. They also rent it out for events.

    If you visit, note how the cars are positioned on the fashion runway under the lights like the fashion models would be. There are a lot of little design details that went into this place.

    This was also the first place I had an environmentally friendly carton of water instead of a bottle.
    Written 15 August 2017
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  • fluffnfold
    Lehigh Valley, PA1,026 contributions
    My spouse and I visited the US Lighthouse Tender LILAC on a Saturday afternoon in mid-October 2017. The ship is open seasonally on Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday afternoons from the end of May through the end of October. Admission is free, and the ship is staffed by volunteers who can answer questions and provide direction.
    The LILAC is moored on the Hudson River at Pier 25 near North Moore and West Streets. Pier 25 is adjacent to Hudson River Park (where you can play miniature golf, sand volleyball, soccer or tennis (mostly for children), ride your skateboard, or just relax and enjoy the views of the harbor and across the river to Jersey City and Hoboken. The popular Grand Banks oyster bar/sailboat is moored on the opposite side of the pier, and City Vineyard is also nearby.

    The LILAC, America’s last steam-powered lighthouse tender, is a docked museum ship that promotes maritime education. A “lighthouse tender” is a ship that supports lighthouses by transporting supplies, fuel, and mail, and by providing transportation. (Today, such ships are part of the Coast Guard.)

    The ship is currently under restoration, so dress appropriately and expect to see some dust. You will need to use a gangplank to access the ship from the pier, you will need to climb up and down steep ladders/stairs to travel between levels, and you will need to step over door thresholds to enter various parts of the ship. (For this reason, the LILAC is not handicap-accessible.) You can visit various parts of the ship including the engine room, captain’s quarters, mess hall, kitchen, and compact “heads” (bathrooms). The ship’s interior and exterior walls sometime provide a backdrop for rotating art and history exhibits.

    We enjoyed our short visit to the LILAC on a balmy October afternoon.
    Written 17 December 2017
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