Closing out our impromptu bit of nostalgia week here at ANIMAL, here’s a look back at the fashionable Greenwich Village when free love was in the air and couples gingerly rode bikes together. Gothamist uncovered this narrated gem from the ’60s.
In it, the neighborhood is described as the “postmark for many countrified cosmopolitans, people who prefer small town casualness to rigid metropolitan dress… Village life is cosmopolitan, yet relaxed, care-free. Pleasure is found in just being alive. Suburban living, on an urban landscape.”