Grand Street (Manhattan)

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Cooperative Village at the eastern end of Grand Street. Amalgamated Dwellings in foreground, one of the oldest housing cooperatives in the United States. East Side Glatt is also shown
Bowery Savings Bank

Grand Street is a street in Lower Manhattan, New York City, United States. It runs west/east parallel to and south of Delancey Street, from SoHo through Chinatown, Little Italy, the Bowery, and the Lower East Side. The street's western terminus is Varick Street, and on the east it ends at the service road for the FDR Drive.

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In the 19th century, before the construction of the Williamsburg Bridge, the Grand Street Ferry connected Grand Street to its counterpart in Brooklyn.

Cooperative Village, a collection of housing cooperatives, covers several blocks near the eastern portion of Grand Street. Other notable buildings include the old Police Headquarters Building, the Home Savings of America building and the Bialystoker Synagogue. The Grand Street subway station (B and ​D trains) serves the street.

Grand Street is one-way to motor vehicles west of Chrystie Street and two-way to its east. Grand Street the location of an on-street bikeway which, west of Chrystie street, is between a lane of parked vehicles and the curb, and east of Chrystie Street, is indicated by shared lane markings of various types.[1]

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