|Northeast end||West 4th Street|
|Southwest end||Bleecker Street|
Jones Street is a street located in Greenwich Village in the New York City borough of Manhattan. It runs from Bleecker Street and West 4th Street. Jones Street is often confused with Great Jones Street in NoHo, located a little more than a half-mile to the east.
What is now Jones Street predates 1789, and was named for Doctor Gardner Jones. Today's Great Jones Street was named for Samuel Jones, a lawyer who revised New York State's statutes in 1789 together with Richard Varick, and became known as "The Father of The New York Bar", who was also the brother-in-law of Gardner Jones. Jones deeded the site of the street to the city under the condition that any street that ran through the property had to be named for him. However, when the street was first created in 1789, the city already had a "Jones Street," Neither brother-in-law would defer to the other to end the resulting confusion, but Samuel Jones finally ended the argument by suggesting "Then make mine 'Great Jones Street'". An alternative theory has the street name prefixed with "Great" as being the wider of the two Jones Streets.
Movies filmed on Jones Street include Cruising, Bullets Over Broadway, Whatever Works, Inside Llewyn Davis, Addicted to Love and The Irishman. In The Butcher's Wife, the butcher shop shown is Florence Meat Market at 5 Jones Street. Scenes from the first episode of the sixth season of Californication were filmed on Jones Street as well as scenes from the fifth episode of Woody Allen's mini-series Crisis in Six Scenes.