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Jane Jacobs Round Up!

…Work of Jane Jacobs From South Village to South Bronx, the Legacy of Jane Jacobs Celebrating Jane Jacobs — 100th Birthday, and lots of programs, approaching Village People: Jane Jacobs

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Woman Crush Wednesday: Jane Jacobs

Who says you can’t fight City Hall? During these particularly troubling and divided political times, it is rewarding and inspiring to look to Jane Jacobs for encouragement. Jane redefined urban…

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Village People: Jane Jacobs

…2006 was announced as Jane Jacobs Day. In Toronto, 4 May 2007 was Jane Jacobs Day. Her two cities continue to celebrate her, as does the Rockefeller Foundation, which created…

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Exploring Virtual Village Voices, Part 5: Billie Holiday, Edward Hopper, and Jane Jacobs

…about Jane Jacobs. The audio is narrated by Rachel Maddow, host of the Emmy Award-winning Rachel Maddow Show on MSNBC. Click here to access all 31 Village Voices exhibits. https://soundcloud.com/villagepreservation/jane-jacobs-village-voices-audio?utm_source=clipboard&utm_campaign=wtshare&utm_medium=widget&utm_content=https%253A%252F%252Fsoundcloud.com%252Fvillagepreservation%252Fjane*]}*-jacobs-village-voices-audio

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Happy Birthday, Jane Freilicher!

Jane Freilicher. Photo courtesy of Hamptons Art Hub. On November 29, 1924, artist Jane Freilicher was born.  Freilicher was a member of the New York School, “an informal group of…

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Jane Street Triangle Redesign Update

…to present a revised plan for the Jane Street Triangle redesign. DOT hopes to permanently pedestrianize this small piece of West 4th Street which has been closed to traffic for…

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Oral History: Claire Tankel

…you knew it was safe. You knew it was safe. Jane [Jacobs] described it best when she said, ‘The eyes of the community were watching.’ We even felt it here….

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2014 Year In Review: GVSHP Programs

…seminars and workshops on subjects of interest to members, and readings of members’ works. Developing an Opera about Jane Jacobs and Robert Moses Composer Judd Greenstein and director Joshua Frankel…

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(Street) Signs of the Times

Jane Jacobs Way being unveiled in 2009. If you haven’t already read it, the Times reported last week on the recent completion of a catalog of New York City’s ‘honorific’…

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Stories of the Village

…west side of Manhattan. And began to bring energy right along the street and say, “We’re going to begin to address the water”, the water’s edge, and Jane Jacobs housing…

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Remembering the former Pennsylvania Station

American writer Jane Jacobs (L) and architect Philip Johnson (R) stand with picketing crowds outside Penn Station to protest the building’s demolition, New York City. Placards read: ‘AGBANY is here’…

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Greenwich Village’s Own Angela Lansbury

…during the 1930s and a crusader for Women’s rights and disarmament).  Not-so-strange bedfellows: Lansbury’s neighbors over time at 55 Morton Street included outspoken activist Jane Jacobs and theatrical innovator Charles…

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Oh How Our Houses Have Changed

…South Village. Many think of urban renewal in New York City as a phenomenon of the post-World War II era, a battle between government (Robert Moses) and advocates (Jane Jacobs)….

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Spot the Shot: 229-231 East 12th Street

…were the children of Russian-born Yiddish performers Bessie and Joseph Jacobson. Hymie Jacobson at right with fellow performers in 1923. Source: Yiddish Theater Digital Archives Hymie Jacobson born in 1895…

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Historic Hotels of the West Village Waterfront

…District — thanks, in part, to Village Preservation’s efforts. These conspicuous surviving sailor’s hotel buildings are important remnants of the area’s industrial and maritime history. Jane Hotel Jane Street Hotel,…

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Business of the Month: Li-Lac Chocolates

…Greenwich Village, the East Village or NoHo: just click here to vote for your favorite.  Want to help support small businesses?  Share this post with friends. Li-Lac Chocolates, Jane Street…

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Kitty Genovese and the Village

…with a human scale and a deeply interwoven social fabric, for the sense of community and connectedness that these places provided. This was central to the argument made by Jane

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My Favorite Things: Women’s History Month Edition

…flowers. Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney by Robert Henri Jane Jacobs Jane in action! Want more women’s history?  Read our Executive Director Andrew Berman’s piece in 6sqft: Fifteen Trailblazing Women…

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Berenice Abbott’s Greenwich Village

…Cocteau, Coco Chanel, Eugène Atget, and the American foreign correspondent for The New Yorker, Janet Flanner. Berenice Abbott’s portrait of Jane Flanner Upon her return to New York in 1929, now…

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Make Sure Preservation Has a Future

…plaque program to mark the home of Jane Jacobs Leading opposition to the plan to demolish 14-16 Fifth Avenue in the Greenwich Village Historic District and replace it with a…

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Oral History: Ayo Harrington’s East Village

…histories we’ve conducted which you can find in our collection, with prominent preservationists, activists, planners, artists, community, and business leaders. Some others you can find include Jane Jacobs, Rick Kelly,…

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The Long Road To Our Landmarks Law

…his plans to connect Fifth Avenue with his planned Lower Manhattan Expressway through Washington Square Park. Jane Jacobs, one of the most widely known preservationists, famously fought for the pedestrianization…

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VILLAGE VOICES II Launches September 18th

…racially integrated nightclub in the U.S.), and Jane Jacobs, a journalist, author, theorist, and activist who influenced urban studies, sociology, and economics, and whose book The Death and Life of Great…

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The Village Independent Democrats and Housing

…Notable panelists included Congressman William Fitts Ryan and Jane Jacobs. The goal of the panel was to “Initiate a Detailed V.I.D. housing Program”. From our Village Independent Democrats Collection. View as…

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