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(Re-)Remembering Diane Arbus

…passed their test in life. They’re aristocrats.” Diane Arbus: An Aperture Monograph (New York: Aperture Foundation, 1972) Village Homes of Diane Arbus: Top-left: 130 Charles with entry door to the…

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Stormé DeLarverie: Village Guardian

…know. But taking a closer look at Stormé’s life reveals a vibrant performer and outspoken protector. Storme DeLarverie as photographed by Diane Arbus in 1961 Born to an African American…

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LPC Spotlights Women in the Arts

…Yorker Diane Arbus – well-known for her photographs of off-beat subjects – moved to the carriage house at 131 1/2 Charles Street in 1959 and remained there until 1968. Located…

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The Backstory on Backhouses

…of the building leads to a former stable/backhouse in which the photographer Diane Arbus resided from 1959 to 1967. Some backhouses, however, had less romantic origins and lives.  Oftentimes backhouses…

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The Backstory on Backhouses

…stable/backhouse in which the photographer Diane Arbus resided from 1959 to 1967. Some backhouses, however, had less romantic origins and lives. Oftentimes backhouses were built behind tenements or “tenementized” rowhouses…

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A Landmark Anniversary for Westbeth

…park. Since its transformation to artists’ housing, Diane Arbus, Merce Cunningham, Moses Gunn, Hans Haacke, and Gil Evans, among countless other artists, lived or worked at Westbeth. Westbeth remains an…

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Happy Birthday, Richard Meier

…Village waterfront. The complex features 383 residential and work studio units, as well as gallery, performance and commercial spaces and a park.  Since its transformation to artists’ housing, Diane Arbus,…

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Westbeth Landmarked!

…its transformation to artists’ housing, Diane Arbus, Merce Cunningham, Moses Gunn, Hans Haacke, and Gil Evans, among countless other artists, lived or worked at Westbeth. One of the first residential…

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Westbeth Turns 50!

…Among the artists and actors who lived in Westbeth over the years were Diane Arbus, Paul Benjamin, Robert De Niro Sr., Vin Diesel, Moses Gunn, Hans Haake, Muriel Rukeyser, and…

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Even More on the Mob

…at his funeral at Lanza-Provenzano Woody Allen famously used the restaurant to film a scene in his 1993 film, Manhattan Murder Mystery. Characters played by Diane Keaton and Allen himself…

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149 Second Avenue

…poets of that era that were known to have frequented Le Metro were Allen Ginsberg, Diane di Prima, Peter Orlovsky, John Weiners, Amiri Baraka, and William S. Burroughs. Grand parlor…

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2014 Village Award Winner: Kathy Donaldson

…way. Kathy, holding her proclamation from the Manhattan Borough President, with fellow BBCer Diane Widowski. One of BBC’s most prominent accomplishments under Kathy’s leadership has been Ye Olde Village Fair,…

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My mind was really wandering today…

…Archives building, to some private homes, to Westbeth, and to the Diane von Furstenberg headquarters. And let’s not forget the High Line Park. Which reminded me of gardens, and another…

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440 West 14th Street: Then & Now

…ten years later: the windows of the Diane von Furstenberg Studio have been re-opened with single-pane glass (perhaps not the best contextual choice), a perforated glass canopy running the length…

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Patricia Field’s Village Shops

…the movie “Lady Beware” starring Diane Lane. Field continued her work in film and TV, and in 1995 sheoutfitted the movie Miami Rhapsody, which is where she first met Sarah…

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Patricia Field’s Village Shops

…the movie “Lady Beware” starring Diane Lane. Field continued her work in film and TV, and in 1995 sheoutfitted the movie Miami Rhapsody, which is where she first met Sarah…

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