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That Hudson River Waterfront

…through customs, bringing more shipping to the waterfront. Other structures that shaped the future of the waterfront were the Manhattan Refrigerating Company (which led to the demise of the open-air…

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The Lost Waterfront Book Launch Party

The Lost Waterfront Book Launch Party Celebrating the release of: Lost Waterfront: The Decline and Rebirth of Manhattan’s Western Shore A book of photographs by Shelley Seccombe Join Friends of…

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Accomplishments

…Village Awards. 1988-1990 We present a comprehensive report on the architecture of the Greenwich Village waterfront area to the Landmarks Preservation Commission. The Architecture of the Greenwich Village Waterfront, published…

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Weehawken Street Historic District, Part II

…buildings but represents a wonderful cross section of the development of Greenwich Village’s Hudson River waterfront.  The designation of this District was due in large part to the efforts of…

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From Pier to Park

…toward the cool breezes found at the city’s waterfront. A little bit south of the Far West Village waterfront that GVSHP fought to get landmarked (see here and here) is…

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2014 Year In Review: GVSHP Programs

…one hundred blocks that have been downzoned. We’ll also look at areas like University Place and Broadway, the Greenwich Village waterfront, the southern end of the South Village, and much…

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Looking Back to When Paris Was Burning

…for The New York Times The waterfront today remains a popular place for black and Latino LGBTQ youth to socialize, organize and provide emotional support for each other. For some,…

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Preservation History Archive

…Village waterfront, archaeological digs at Sheridan Square, the competition to design a wrought-iron fence around the Jefferson Market Garden, and the early efforts to protect and pursue landmark designation for…

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Weehawken Street Historic District, Part III

…fourteen buildings but represents a wonderful cross section of the development of Greenwich Village’s Hudson River waterfront.  Just prior to World War I, real estate in Greenwich Village became more…

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Hudson River Park’s Estuarine Sanctuary

waterfront on the west side of Manhattan. Approximately one quarter of that frontage extends from the southern end of Greenwich Village to the top of the Meatpacking District (Gansevoort Market),…

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Throwback Thursday: 392 West Street

With the summer breeze , a stop along the Greenwich Village waterfront to reminisce about its past seems in order. The building at 392 West Street (A.K.A. 6 Weehawken Street)…

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Reasons to Save 316 East 3rd Street

…Alphabet City, when the waterfront bordering today’s East Village was the center of New York’s shipbuilding industry. When the house was built, there would have been shipyards just down the…

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A Luckless Landmark

…today, the future looked bright for this historic waterfront treasure. Although vacant for many years before it was given landmark status, new plans for a residential conversion had been filed…

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