Thompson Street (Manhattan)

Thompson Street
Location Greenwich Village and SoHo, Manhattan, New York City
Postal code 10012, 10013[1]
North end Washington Square South
South end Avenue of the Americas
East LaGuardia Place
West Sullivan Street

Thompson Street is a street in the Lower Manhattan neighborhoods of Greenwich Village and SoHo in New York City, which runs north-south, from Washington Square South to Avenue of the Americas. It runs parallel to and between Sullivan Street (to the west), and LaGuardia Place (formerly Laurens Street) which becomes West Broadway (to the east). Vehicular traffic goes southbound.[2][3]

The street was named for Revolutionary War Brigadier General William Thompson, who served in New York and Canada.[4]

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