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James Varick, the Village, and Zion AME Church

…to protect their investment from the white-run Methodist church. AME Zion Church, West 10th Street and Bleecker Street. The congregation worshipped here from 1864-1904. The church thrived, operating out of…

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St. Nicholas of Myra Orthodox Church

St. Mark’s in the Bowery Church. Saint Nicholas of Myra Orthodox Church (images courtesy of the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission/ Chris Brazee) St. Mark’s in the Bowery was founded in…

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17 LGBT landmarks of Greenwich Village

…the Gay Officer’s Action League/St. Joseph’s Church, 371 Sixth Avenue  St. Joseph’s is the oldest extant intact Catholic Church in New York City, built in 1833. But In 1982, the first…

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Judson Memorial Church: A Commitment to the Arts

Judson Memorial Church Judson Memorial Church is an extraordinary institution for countless reasons; its architecture, its dedication to inclusion, its history of providing free healthcare, its outspoken advocacy on issues…

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Irish Churches of the Village

…is quite evident in the churches that were built to accommodate the growing number of Irish immigrants that settled in the neighborhood. St. Veronica’s Church on Christopher Street. Photo via…

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Landmarks50: Saint Mark’s-in-the-Bowery Church

Saint Mark’s-in-the-Bowery Church, 19th Century We continue the Landmarks50 celebration by taking a deeper look at Saint Marks-in-the-Bowery Church at 131 East 10th Street. This landmark represents construction over a…

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Irish Churches of the Village

…NYPL. In the East Village, the Church of Saint Brigid-Saint Emeric was founded by Irish New Yorkers for an expanding Irish population. Originally known as St. Brigid’s, the church was…

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All Saints Ukrainian Church

Church, which continued to operate out of the building until well into the 20th century. In 1944 the building was sold to the Free Magyar Reformed Church of New York…

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Cemeteries of Greenwich Village, Part II

…cemetery area is now St. Luke’s North Garden, home to two 100-year-old Silver Maples, shading what was once part of the church’s burial grounds. St. Luke’s Church in 1831 (NYPL)…

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2014 Year In Review: GVSHP Programs

…to all awardees! OMG!: Churches and Synagogues of Greenwich Village St. John’s Lutheran Church Thursday, June 12 6:30 – 8:00 P.M. Free; reservations required St. John’s Lutheran Church 81 Christopher…

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Three Cheers for Father’s Heart Church!

…of the Methodist-Episcopal Church, was formally dedicated to the service of God, yesterday…”- New York Times, Jan. 13, 1868 The handsome Gothic revival style Father’s Heart Church and its former…

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A Light Plate for Landmarks in August

…House is another beautiful landmark in the East Village: St. Mark’s Church-in-the Bowery at the corner of 10th Street and Second Avenue. Built in stages beginning in 1799, the church

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The Long Road To Our Landmarks Law

…rallies to create the New York City landmarks law. Mayor Robert F. Wagner signs the New York City Landmarks Law, April 19, 1965.Photo: Margot Gayle/NY Preservation Archive Project Two of…

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GVSHP Landmarks Webpage, A Great Resource!

…Well GVSHP offers to the public its Landmarks Applications Webpage, a wonderful resource that provides up-to-the-minute information on landmarked properties which require review via a hearing by the Landmarks Preservation…

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The Trio of Landmarks on Dominick Street

On March 27, 2012, the Landmarks Preservation Commission designated as landmarks three of Manhattan’s oldest homes, all of which are gathered in a row on Dominick Street. Nos. 32, 34,…

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Our Newest Federal-Era Landmarks

At their March 27th public meeting, the Landmarks Preservation Commission designated four individual landmarks located in Hudson Square. These new landmarks – 32 Dominick Street, 34 Dominick Street, 36 Dominick…

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Three Landmarks in the East Village

Walking through the East Village means walking through history. The neighborhood features 30 individual landmarks, one of the highest concentrations in the city, that offer a unique view of our…

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Cemeteries of The East Village, Part III

…gone St. Mark’s Cemetery. These two cemeteries both belonged to St. Mark’s Church in-the-Bowery. The vaults beneath the Church still exist and remain the final resting place for many prominent…

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Village People: Frederic Church

Frederic Church was a central figure of the Hudson River School, and kept a studio at the 10th Street Studio Building. (This post is part of a series called Village…

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