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On This Day: Gansevoort Market Opens

…the district. In 1949, when the city was in the midst of building a new meat market facility, workers encountered Fort Gansevoort’s foundation, constructed 138 years before. The Gansevoort Market…

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Lee Krasner Paints Gansevoort Street

…any of her other works. Gansevoort Number 1 is believed to be the view from her apartment. The painting carefully highlights each individual cobblestone on Gansevoort Street leading up to…

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Views of Gansevoort Market

…of a Gansevoort Market historic district to the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC). By September of 2003, the LPC voted to approve the proposed Gansevoort Market historic district….

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Gansevoort Plaza Designs Revealed

Last night, Community Board 2’s Traffic & Transportation Committee reviewed proposed revised design elements and street furniture for Gansevoort Plaza in the Meatpacking District. The Meatpacking Improvement Association (which will…

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The End of the West Washington Market

…public market. The Gansevoort Market officially opened in 1884 on the enormous paved open-air block between Gansevoort and Little West 12th streets, on the site of the former Fort Gansevoort,…

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‘Seven to Save’: Did It Work? 

…Save” fortified our efforts to protect these historic and endangered areas.  2002: GANSEVOORT MARKET  The Gansevoort Market Historic District. The Gansevoort Market Historic District is an architecturally and culturally rich…

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Village Award Winners: Past, Present, and Future

…the 2016 Regina Kellerman Award for Outstanding Work In Preservation was Save Gansevoort, a grassroots organization formed to face a threat to the Gansevoort Market Historic District. Following the long tradition…

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Fashion Week Faux Pas

…affixed to the Hotel Gansevoort. Fashion Week Faux Pas – the temporary billboard put up by the Hotel Gansevoort The billboard disappeared almost as quickly as it appeared; apparently the…

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That Hudson River Waterfront

…hear today, and was once given to the only fort ever built in Greenwich Village, Fort Gansevoort, located on the Hudson River in today’s Gansevoort Market / Meatpacking District. Just…

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2014 Year In Review: GVSHP Programs

…Metamorphosis Photos of Gansevoort Market / Meatpacking District by Brian Rose Wednesday, July 9 6:30 – 8:00 P.M. Free; reservations required Washington Square Institute 41 East 11th Street, near University…

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June is Gay Pride Month

…proposed for designation by GVSHP. These include: Gansevoort Market Historic District Designation Report Designated September, 2003, and nominated by GVSHP’s Save Gansevoort Market project, this report includes the history of…

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Welcome to the New Whitney

The Whitney Museum of American Art opened its doors at its new location—99 Gansevoort Street—on May 1, 2015. Founded by sculpture and arts patron Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, the museum famous…

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The Village is a Small World

…series of poetry readings on the Gansevoort Pier, which were written about in The New Yorker Magazine. Among those who participated in these readings was Magie Dominic, who will be…

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The Old New Guy (gal) at GVSHP

  Sarah at the LPC hearing for the Gansevoort proposal Happy New Year! Tomorrow will mark my four month anniversary working for GVSHP and it has been a whirlwind!  My…

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What Was Here Before Bagatelle?

…to a party atmosphere featuring live DJ’s and $15,000 bottles of champagne. 1 Little West 12th Street was built in 1909 and is located in NYC’s Gansevoort Market Historic District….

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Then & Now on Little West 12th Street

…12th Street in 1989. Photograph by GVSHP. On the other side of the High Line, just outside the Gansevoort Market Historic District, sits two old three-story rowhouses at 53 and…

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McKim, Mead & White on Avenue D

…commissioned Dunn for several projects, including 53-61 Gansevoort Street (built 1887), which is located in the Gansevoort Market Historic District. All in all, Dunn designed seven buildings that are part…

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Fighting Westway

…No small fight indeed! Elevated West Side Highway at Gansevoort Street circa 1968 photo credit: Steven Zane, Library of Congress The west side of Manhattan has changed many times over…

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Taking on REBNY and Winning

…the Save Gansevoort Market campaign. The Gansevoort Market Historic District, proposed by GVSHP in 2001 was approved in 2003 as the first new historic district in Greenwich Village in 34…

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New York Biscuit Stables

In the early 2000’s GVSHP conducted research that led to the designation of the Gansevoort Market Historic District. That research included photo surveys of the area. We recently added one such…

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High Line, Part 3

…part of our Gansevoort Market Historic District in 2001. Additionally, a few years ago, High Line co-founder Josh David did a program for us about his book, High Line: The…

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Look Up! Its the South Village!

…as they are expensive) but the South Village Historic District street signs have started to appear in the western third of the district. Unveiling of the marker for the Gansevoort

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GVSHP Keeping up the Fight

…urge rejection of the proposal for demolition and large-scale new development at 46-74 Gansevoort Street in the heart of the Gansevoort Historic District.  The proposal calls for the demolition of two…

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It Happened Here: 80’s Music Videos

…video you can see the view from the 14th Street section of the High Line down to the West Coast Apartments (formerly the Manhattan Refrigeration Company building) at Gansevoort Street….

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My Favorite Things: Poets Edition

…to New York in 1917 to work for publishing house P.F Collier in the Meatpacking District (the Collier’s Building on Little West 12th Street was included in the NYC Gansevoort

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A New Year’s Hotspot

The Meatpacking District was a popular neighborhood for New Year’s Eve revelers. The Meatpacking District—or to preservationists the Gansevoort Market Historic District—was the scene of many a New Year’s Eve…

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440 West 14th Street: Then & Now

…Meatpacking District of not too long ago. Historically known as Gansevoort Market, that story has been well documented already, so instead we thought we would focus on the story of…

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Trains returning to the High Line

…whole block from Horatio to Gansevoort Street, and its northern facade sits directly across from where the High Line dead-ends. When walking along the elevated park it almost appears as…

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Latest Landmarks Applications

Village Preservation provides an ongoing record of all applications for changes to landmarked properties in our neighborhoods (Greenwich Village, NoHo, Gansevoort Market, the South Village, and the East Village) that…

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Westbeth Turns 50!

…the High Line) and the crumbling West Side Miller Elevated Highway (which collapsed nearby at Gansevoort Street in 1973, leading to the highway’s closure and eventual dismantling almost twenty years…

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POPS goes the Village!

Gansevoort Market built in 1997.  Kayden describes the space: Occupying the full blockfront on the west side of Washington Street between Jane and Horatio Streets, the space is rectangular, comfortably…

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2016 GVSHP Year in Review

…MORE preservation battles! Click here to see our Landmarks Application webpage, where we track all applications for work on landmarked properties in Greenwich Village, NoHo, Gansevoort Market, the South Village,…

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Help Keep GVSHP Strong in 2017!

…serious steps backwards too, and some tough challenges up ahead: Over our objections, totally inappropriate new developments were approved by the City on Gansevoort Street and next to the St….

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Weehawken Street Historic District, Part II

…the Hudson waterfront was the construction of the Gansevoort Piers (1894-1902) and Chelsea Piers (1902-10).  These long docks accommodated the enormous trans-Atlantic steamships making this area a hub of frenetic…

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Veterans in the Village

…for him. On Hudson Street between Gansevoort and Horatio Streets we find Corporal John A. Seravalli Playground, which commemorates the sacrifice of another young Village resident. John Seravalli served in the Army’s…

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Hudson River Park’s Estuarine Sanctuary

…waterfront on the west side of Manhattan. Approximately one quarter of that frontage extends from the southern end of Greenwich Village to the top of the Meatpacking District (Gansevoort Market),…

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VILLAGE VOICES II Launches September 18th

…with The New School, The Meatpacking District Management Association, Doyle Partners, and MADE Design/Build. A Monument to Choice will be on display in Gansevoort Plaza. It is a physical and…

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Village Cemeteries Part V, NoHo Edition

…a chain of sandy hills, Zantberg in Dutch. The English called it Sand Hill Road but later gave its western sections separate names Great Kill Road (most of which became Gansevoort

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The Village Awards Reaches a Milestone!

…Florent Morellet operated a much loved bistro, Restaurant Florent, at 69 Gansevoort Street which he opened in 1985. Mr. Florent and his vibrant restaurant were awarded a Village Award in…

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