Washington Square Park

Washington Square Park in North Beach Little Italy

Washington Square Park

Located in the center of Little Italy. Bordered on Filbert Street by the famous Saints Peter and Paul Church, Washington Square is a welcome green space in the middle of a bustling city. Older residents practice Tai Chi in the park, creating a welcoming and serene atmosphere. Locals bring their children to the playground, and dogs to the grassy park.

Saints Peter and Paul Church

Located somewhat ironically at 666 Filbert Street, Saints Peter and Paul Church border Washington Square Park. The pristine white church features breathtaking neo-Gothic architecture and towers that are lit at night. The church was made famous by Marilyn Monroe, who posed with famous ball player and new husband Joe DiMaggio on the steps in front of the media.


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