Village Walking Tour

Click on the purple numbers to see a picture and caption for each Dylan place. Don't forget to check out the Off Map places too! And the Coming Soon section.

You can also explore the links as Text-Only.

Please note: A site visitor pointed out that the number for Gerde's Folk City, #9, is in the wrong place. It should be east of Washington Square Park near Mercer Street. It will soon be corrected..

Got a Dylan place you'd like to see added to the tour? Or a photo of a Dylan place that you would like to submit? A correction that you would like me to fix? Please submit these things to rkxyz@yahoo.com. Site credit will be given if desired!

Cafe Wha? 161 West 4th Street Jones Street One Sheridan Square Sheridan Square White Horse Tavern Hotel Earle now Washington Square Hotel Washington Square Park Arch Gerde's Folk City now NYU building The Bitter End Village Gate now The Atrium 94 MacDougal Street Cafe Figaro Izzy Young's Folklore Center now a falafel stand Gaslight Cafe and Kettle of Fish now a bar and a boutique Cedar Tavern Gerde's Folk City

Off-Map Places

The Hotel Chelsea: mentioned in "Sad-Eyed Lady of the Lowlands
206 East 7th Street, Allen Ginsberg's apartment
4th Street, mentioned in "Positively Fourth Street"
Elizabeth Street, mentioned in "Journey Through the Dark Heat" and rumoured to be where Dylan beat up A.J. Weberman
The D Train, mentioned in "Visions of Johanna"
Grand Street, mentioned in "Stuck Inside A Mobile with the Memphis Blues Again"
The Supper Club, site of legendary free show for 200 lucky folks in 1993
Lily Pond Lane: mentioned in "Sara"
Spanish Harlem: mentioned in "Spanish Harlem Incident"
Third Avenue Bridge, Harlem: photographed by Avedon here in 1962
Red Hook, Brooklyn: mentioned in "Joey"

Coming Soon!

Town Hall: Dylan's 1963 performance at this Manhattan venue made quite a splash in the local music scene; the rest is history.
Big Pink: famous Saugerties abode of Dylan and The Band, site of the legedary Basement Tapes sessions.
Columbia Sound Studios: where Dylan cut his first and subsequent records
Montague Street: mentioned in "Tangled Up In Blue"
President Street: Mentioned in "Joey"

Text-Only Links

  1. Cafe Wha
  2. 161 West Fourth Street, Dylan and Suze's first apartment
  3. Jones Street, Freewheelin' Bob Dylan album cover
  4. One Sheridan Square, Rotolo's apartment.
  5. Sheridan Square, near the famous park bench photo
  6. White Horse Tavern
  7. Hotel Earle
  8. Washington Square Park
  9. Gerde's Folk City
  10. The Bitter End
  11. Village Gate
  12. 94 MacDougal Street, the Dylans townhouse
  13. Cafe Figaro
  14. Izzy Young's Folklore Center
  15. Gaslight Cafe/Kettle of Fish bar
  16. Cedar Tavern

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