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In a city where hundreds of interesting happenings occur each week, it can be hard to pick and choose your way to a fulfilling life. Art Nerd‘s philosophy is a combination of observation, participation, education and of course a party to create the ultimate well-rounded week. Jump ahead for Art Nerd founder Lori Zimmer’s top picks for 6sqft readers!

The art world is back in full swing this week. Head to Chelsea this Thursday and meander around the countless openings (and enjoy the cheap, swill chardonnay). Be sure to stop by Joseph Gross Gallery for their opener with Jesse Draxler and Chad Wys. Takashi Murakami’s protege opens a show of her gorgeous embroidery, and performance artist Jill Sigman explores the world of plants and weeds through dance. A group of artists pay tribute to 9/11 with an immersive exhibition called Loft in the Red Zone, and downtown artists and performer Kembra Pfahler joins Howl for their Writer’s Block series. Central Park is getting a brand new giant sculpture inspired by a shopping list thanks to the Public Art Fund, and Bloomingdale’s semi-secret train car restaurant stays open for a special chef’s tasting dinner. Speaking of food, sample all that Greenwich Village has to offer at Washington Square Park’s Taste of the Village event. Finally, gather some patience and wait in the long lines to experience Refinery29’s epic 29Rooms, which transforms 80,000 square feet of warehouse space into 29 experiential art installations.

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Cool Listings, Greenwich Village, Interiors

13 downing street, living room, fireplace, co-op, greenwich village

There’s definitely something quaint about this apartment at 13 Downing Street, a 16-unit cooperative right in the middle of Greenwich Village. Its cottage-like vibe comes from exposed brick, a fireplace and lots of earth tones. It also feels cozy without being cramped, and spacious without being sprawling. The two-bedroom home is now on the market for $2.25 million after last selling in 2013 for $1.199 million.

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Cool Listings, Greenwich Village, Interiors

5 Gay Street, co-op, living room, dining room, greeenwich village

This co-op apartment at 7 Gay Street in Greenwich Village packs in a lot of rustic charm for a one-bedroom. Flanked with exposed brick, with four wood-burning fireplaces, you could pretend like you’re in a miniature mountain chateau rather than a NYC pad. Although there’s only one bedroom, this co-op has been renovated to include a second apartment so it spans a total of 1,000 square feet. It’s also a corner unit with both southern and western exposures. In case you’re rushing to buy it–hold tight. The owner has only put it up on the rental market for either short- or long-term tenants. It’s asking $6,250 a month unfurnished, or $7,000 a month for all the furniture to stay.

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Cool Listings, Greenwich Village, Interiors

140 West 10th Street, living room, co-op

There’s simply nothing to hate about this Greenwich Village co-op, located in the charming pre-war building 140 West 10th Street on a lovely leafy street. The apartment still has its historic details intact, some nicely done renovations, and big windows with views over the surrounding townhouses and backyards. The only thing we’re not crazy about? The steep asking price of $2.295 million.

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Cool Listings, Greenwich Village, Interiors

39 Washington Square South, living room, co-op

Central Park is usually hailed as the best New York park to live right off of. It definitely is one of the best, but that shouldn’t override another great NYC park–Washington Square Park. Downtown in Greenwich Village, you’ll get a whole different atmosphere consisting of performers, musicians, students, chess players and everyone else coming to hang around the park’s iconic fountain. Yes, it’s livelier and louder than Central Park, but if you’re looking for a co-op with a little more excitement and fun right outside, this apartment at 39 Washington Square South might fit the bill. It’s an impressive classic six unit that’s just hit the market for $2.75 million.

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Cool Listings, Greenwich Village, Interiors

19 West 10th Street GARDEN, Gold Coast, Greenwich Village

It turns out you don’t have to be an A-lister to live like a star in Greenwich Village… not if you have an extra $8,995 a month lying around. This garden apartment at 19 West 10th Street is prepared for even the pickiest renter, offering original details with modern updates and a flexible layout that can be rearranged to accommodate up to three bedrooms. So, you can put away your list of demands while we take a look at this Gold Coast pad.

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Greenwich Village, Interiors, Recent Sales

288 West 12th Street, 3FR- living room

No, we didn’t get these pictures from the pages of Country Living magazine, but this stylish home most certainly could grace its cover.  The 3BR/2BA apartment in a Greenwich Village Greek Revival townhouse recently sold for $1.795 million through a listing held by Corcoran

Apartment 3FR at 288 West 12th Street is a 950-square-foot, floor-through unit that has been thoughtfully restored to emphasize the home’s pre-war character.  Original details include three wood-burning fireplaces, wide-plank yellow pine floors, and leaded-glass windows.

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