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A Groundbreaking Groundbreaking

…the complex and its occupants. At a 2004 rally organized by GVSHP marking the 40th anniversary of the groundbreaking, 505 LaGuardia residents made their feelings known to NYU about the…

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Looking Back and Looking Ahead

…for landmarking, we will continue to push for that. We also continue to watch closely for developments in the ongoing issue of sale and transfer of air rights for Hudson…

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2014 Year In Review: GVSHP Programs

…and former GVSHP Trustee, will lead us on a walking tour to explore historic libraries in Greenwich Village. John has already led us on walking tours of sites in the…

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Historic Homes on the GVSHP House Tour

Vandam Street In 2014, three of the homes featured on the tour were located within the small Charlton King-Vandam Historic District, including 21 Charlton Street, 27 Charlton Street, and 17…

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Landmarking 101: Common Misconceptions

…New York City landmark, please see this post. Myth #2: Landmarking reduces property values No. Landmarking helps to retain unique architectural details and protect the special character of a neighborhood…

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Making Christopher Park a National Park

…efforts, making the park the beautiful green space that it remains today. If all goes according to a plan currently under discussion, the park could become a new National Park/Monument. …

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Peeking into Grove Court

…listing describes its drool-worthy details: “exposed beams, 3 fireplaces, handsome working kitchen and a rooftop garden.” In fact, in 2003, Architectural Digest featured the gorgeous interior renovation of this specific…

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Peeking Into Grove Court

…the market for $4.2 million.  The Corcoran listing describes its drool-worthy details: “exposed beams, 3 fireplaces, handsome working kitchen and a rooftop garden.”  In fact, in 2003, Architectural Digest featured the gorgeous interior renovation…

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Looking Up: West 3rd Street

…floor. The Sixth Avenue IRT snaking its way north at West 3rd Street and 6th Avenue. Image via NYPL. In this week’s edition of Looking Up, we’re casting our gaze…

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Things We’re Looking Forward To Doing Again

We’ve been spending a lot of time thinking about things we used to do before the coronavirus outbreak, that we’re looking forward to hopefully doing again once things return to ‘normal.’  We’ve…

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Looking Up: The Stuyvesant Polyclinic

This post is part of the Looking Up series, which explores the unique architectural and historical stories that can be discovered when we raise our gaze above the sidewalk, the…

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Baking on Broadway — Then and Now

Looking north on Broadway to Grace Church (l.) circa 1890s, image via NYPL, and (r.) today. Standing where Broadway begins its curve to the west at 10th Street, the landmarked…

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The Making of the Whitney Museum

The new Whitney Museum of American Art source: whitney.org The new location of the Whitney Museum, near the High Line in the neighborhood known as the Meatpacking District, has been…

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Celebrating 51 Years of Landmarking

…we have come in those fifty one years in seeking to preserve the heritage and historic built environment of our city. According to the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC), there…

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Walking East 7th Street: Political Row

Walking East 7th Street is a collaboration between GVSHP and the students in NYU’s Fall 2011 Intro to Public History course. Each pair of students was tasked with researching the…

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YIMBY vs NIMBY: Looking Past Labels

…is housing development conflict taking this form? What do the terms of this debate tell us about how we plan housing, about how we manage the planning process, and about…

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Demolition of Affordable Housing, and Landmarking

…Study that underscored that landmarking does not undermine affordability.  The recent report by Historic Districts Council  “The Intersection of Affordable Housing and Historic Districts” also bolsters this case. Close to home, EVGrieve reported that…

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Looking Up: The Schermerhorn Building

This post is part of the Looking Up series, which explores the unique architectural and historical stories that can be discovered when we raise our gaze above the sidewalk, the…

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Looking Up: The Cable Building

This is part of the Looking Up series of posts, which explore the unique architectural and historical stories that can be discovered when we raise our gaze above the sidewalk,…

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