Historic plaques can be a wonderful way to educate the public about the remarkable history of our neighborhoods, and the incredible people, events, and movements connected to sites all around … Continued
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The activist and writer Jane Jacobs was instrumental in protecting and preserving Greenwich Village in the face of post-war “urban renewal.” With her seminal text The Death and Life of Great … Continued
Be on the lookout for new, upcoming historic plaque placements throughout our neighborhoods.
GVHD50 Historic Plaque Unveiling: Alex Haley Home and Studio Alex Haley (1921-1992) lived and maintained a writing studio in Greenwich Village. Beginning in 1963 he conducted fifty in-depth interviews with … Continued