Corner (37 7th Ave): Galileo housewares
160: Xena's Beauty Co.
154: Domicile, snug eclectic
152: Was offices of The
Dial, the literary magazine that first
published T.S. Eliot's "The Waste Land."
Marianne Moore edited the journal from 1925
until its demise in 1929.
150: Offices of the
National Psychological Association
for Psychoanalysis, which publishes The Psychoanalytic Review,
the oldest continuously published psychoanalytic journal in the
world--since 1913. Also here is the
Theodore Reik Clinical Center for
Psychotherapy, which offers sliding-scale
146: K-8 school founded in 1914 by
Lucy Sprague Mitchell, who helped start The New School; actor
is a graduate. Buildings date to 1842.
140: Gonzo; grilled pizza a speciality
at this northern Italian. Formerly Antonio.
138: These were the offices of
The Liberator, the magazine that
Max Eastman edited after the government shut down
The Masses during World War I. Much later,
Uma Thurman and Ethan Hawke lived here.
128: Center for Unlimited Vision, eye doctors
126: Gradisca Vino e Cucina; Village Voice
likes the lasagna. In 1951, the restaurant
Little Venice was here.
E.B. White lived here in 1925 as a young unemployed writer.
It's also an address of the title character
in Sister Carrie.
104: Salam Cafe, cozy Mideastern. This used
to be Hilly's, Hilly Kristal's pre-CBGBs bar.
Corner (101 W 12th): Twenty-one-story grey brick
monstrosity was built in 1963. As vice president in 1789,
Adams lived in New York at Varick and Charlton--though
the building is said to be named after the architect's
children, John and Adam. Why you'd want to put your
kids' names on something like this is beyond me.