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2014 Year In Review: GVSHP Programs

Neighborhood Preservation Center 232 East 11th Street In honor of Lower East Side History Month, join GVSHP staffers as we fan out into the neighborhood and literally write the history…

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Redlining and Our Neighborhoods

…you can imagine, much (but not all) of our neighborhoods did not fare well on this scale at this time. The neighborhoods were graded on a scale of A, B,…

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Welcome Aboard, Sam Moskowitz

…Unlike many of today’s youth, I was allowed — or forced — to go out and play unsupervised in the neighborhood’s parks and streets. Of course, the neighborhood has changed…

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Neighborhood Bookstores in the Age of Amazon

We held a panel entitled Neighborhood Bookstores in the Age of Amazon in celebration of Independent Bookstore Day, featuring the Unoppressive Non-Imperialist Bargain Bookstore (34 Carmine Street), Printed Matter (38…

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How Zoning Shapes Our Neighborhoods

…three crucial stages of our zoning, by looking at some classic examples in our neighborhoods. The 1916 Zoning Resolution Hugh Ferriss’ renderings from the early 1920s show the outlines of…

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Celebrity Trees of Our Neighborhoods

New York City’s trees shade us in the summer, beautify our neighborhoods, help reduce noise, clean our air, counteract heat islands, absorb rainwater, and support important urban wildlife, among an…

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Welcome Aboard, Ariel Kates!

Today we are very excited to welcome aboard Ariel Kates as our new Manager of Programming and Communications.  Ariel is thrilled to be a part of our public programming and outreach…

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Welcome Aboard, Jena Hinton

Today we welcome Jena Hinton (pronouns: she/her) as our new Program and Administrative Associate. Jena has been an intern with Village Preservation since September of 2021, and has collaborated on…

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Welcome Aboard, Lauren Snetiker

Today we welcome Lauren Snetiker, the newest member of our staff, who joins the GVSHP team as our Development and Communications Manager. Lauren is looking forward to managing the individual…

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Welcome to the ‘Hood, Ars Nova!

the neighborhood. This week, we welcome the upstart Ars Nova to the scene! Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812 produced by Ars Nova Last year, Greenwich House, the

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Welcome Aboard, Maya Wilson!

Today we welcome aboard at Village Preservation Maya Wilson (pronouns: she/her) as our new Programs Associate. Maya has been an intern with Village Preservation since June of 2022, and has…

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Welcome Aboard, Matthew Morowitz

Today we welcome to the GVSHP staff Matthew Morowitz, GVSHP’s new Administrative Assistant, replacing Meaghan Collins. We’re very excited to have Matthew on board, who will be involved in everything…

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What’s In a Name? Neighborhood Edition

the place names within Greenwich Village and the East Village, including Bleecker Street, Taras Shevchenko Place, and Father Demo Square. So a series of posts on how some Manhattan neighborhoods…

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Welcome Aboard, Leeanne G-Bowley

Today we welcome aboard Leeanne G-Bowley (pronouns: she/her) as Village Preservation’s Director of Programming. Leeanne brings with her experience across an incredibly varied 15-year career that emphasizes community, culture, learning,…

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Welcome Aboard, Chloe Gregoire

Today we welcome Chloe Gregoire aboard as our new Research and Preservation Associate (pronouns: she/her). Chloe has been an intern at Village Preservation since September of 2022. In that role,…

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Welcome Aboard, Dena Tasse-Winter

Today we welcome Dena Tasse-Winter as Village Preservation’s Director of Research and Preservation. A native New Yorker, Dena joins us with a background in architectural and landscape history, archival research…

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Welcome Aboard, Sandra Pomeleo-Fowler

Today we welcome Sandra Pomeleo-Fowler as our new Development Associate. Sandra is excited to be joining Village Preservation, and looks forward to supporting and working with our dedicated member community….

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Welcome Aboard, Shannen Smiley!

Today we welcome Shannen Smiley (pronouns: she/her) as our new Research and Preservation Associate. Shannen has been an intern with Village Preservation since December of 2021, completing various research and…

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Welcome Aboard, Sarah Eccles

Today we welcome Sarah Eccles as our new Research and Preservation Associate. Sarah is a historic preservationist with a keen interest in the relationship between communities, people, and the built…

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Welcome Aboard, William Roka

Today we welcome aboard William Roka (pronouns: he/him) as Village Preservation’s new Director of Programs. William brings a wealth of experience working at museums and education non-profits, with a stint…

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Welcome Aboard, David Herman

Today, we welcome David Herman to our staff as Communications Manager. David is a graphic designer, editor, and photographer, as well as a longtime activist focusing on livable streets, better…

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Welcome to Off the Grid!

The 1811 Commissioner’s Street Plan Welcome to Off the Grid, GVSHP’s blog. Off the Grid will be a great way for GVSHP to share news, commentary, trivia and historic information…

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Welcome East 10th Street Historic District

the neighborhood experienced waves of immigration in the late 1800’s. The area attracted a large number of German immigrants, whose influence on the built environment of the neighborhood can still…

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Welcome aboard, Karen Loew

Karen Loew joins us today as GVSHP’s new Director of East Village and Special Projects. I hope you’ll join us in welcoming Karen to the GVSHP family. Welcome aboard Karen!…

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Welcome Aboard, Sarah Bean Apmann

Today we’re thrilled to welcome aboard Sarah Bean Apmann, GVSHP’s new Director of Research and Preservation. Sarah fills the position most recently held by Amanda Davis.  In her new position,…

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Welcome Aboard, Harry Bubbins

Welcome aboard, Harry. Harry Bubbins joins us today as GVSHP’s new East Village and Special Projects Director.  I hope you’ll join us in welcoming Harry to the GVSHP team. Harry…

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Welcome Chelsea Dowell

Today we welcome Chelsea Dowell to the GVSHP team as Director of Communications and Programming. We’re excited to have Chelsea on board and managing our public outreach and programming, and…

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Welcome Aboard, Laura Fleischmann

Today we welcome aboard Laura Fleischmann, who will be taking over our Program and Administrative Associate position. She’s excited to continue her work with the GVSHP team, assisting with member…

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Welcome Aboard, Dawson Knick

Today we welcome aboard Dawson Knick, who will be taking over our Program and Administrative Associate position, replacing Laura Fleischmann. We are sad to see Laura go, but we wish…

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Welcome Aboard, Louisa Winchell

Today we welcome aboard Louisa Winchell as our Research and Preservation Associate. Louisa has been working with Village Preservation as a Research and Preservation Intern since August 2018, and in…

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Welcome Aboard, Joey Rodriguez

Today we welcome aboard Joey Rodriguez in the role of Director of Communications. Joey comes to us from the Flushing YMCA where he served as the Fund Development and Communications…

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Welcome Aboard, Lena Rubin

Today we welcome aboard Lena Rubin as our Programs and Administrative Assistant. Lena has been interning with Village Preservation since June of 2020. In this role she has helped to…

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