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Why Isn’t This Landmarked?: 814 Broadway

Part of our blog series Why Isn’t This Landmarked?, where we look at buildings in our area we’re fighting to protect that are worthy of landmark designation, but somehow aren’t landmarked….

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Landmarked Lampposts

We often hear of historic districts, individual landmarked buildings and State and National Register sites. But did you know that there are sixty-two lampposts and four wall bracket lamps that…

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South Village Landmarked Today!

…(the first phase of which was landmarked in June of 2010).  GVSHP first proposed landmark designation of the South Village ten years ago, and submitted a formal landmarking proposal with…

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Westbeth Landmarked!

The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) just voted unanimously to landmark Westbeth, following through on a promise made seven years ago to the Greenwich Village Society for Historic…

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Small Stores Thrive in Landmark Districts

…retail vacancy rates in the East Village, covering both landmarked areas and non-landmarked areas . The survey found that the percentage of retail vacancies in landmarked areas of the neighborhood…

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Continuing the Work of Jane Jacobs

…that in the intervening years, we have been able to get nine of the ten buildings Jane called out landmarked or included in historic districts. You can read a partial…

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The Eclectic Streetscapes #SouthOfUnionSquare

…buildings in the neighborhood unprotected. While some have cited the neighborhood’s heterogeneity as a reason why it shouldn’t be landmarked, it is clear that the architectural variety and vibrancy in…

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Celebrating 51 Years of Landmarking

…know what and where every one of those landmarked properties are? Check out the new interactive LPC map which provides information on and links for every landmark designation in New…

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Landmarking 101: Common Misconceptions

…misconceptions about landmarking and historic preservation.       Myth #1: Landmarked buildings become frozen in time and cannot be altered   Not true, landmarked buildings can be changed. New…

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Op-Ed: Preservation Can Help Affordability

…example, REBNY claims that landmarking makes New York unaffordable, and pushes the working and middle class out of our neighborhoods. In the unlandmarked sections of the Village, working factories and…

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Things We’re Grateful For: Federal Houses

…200-202 Bleecker Street (Sixth Avenue/MacDougal Street); these 1826 houses are supposed to be landmarked in December as part of phase II of GVSHP’s proposed South Village Historic District.  They are…

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June is Gay Pride Month

…of the word ‘gay.’ Take A Sip: Stonewall isn’t the only important historic gay watering hole in NYC, nor even the only one to contribute to gay activism or LGBT…

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Recladding & Reevaluating

2 Fifth Avenue Like all other applications for work on landmarked properties in Greenwich Village, GVSHP has been keeping tabs on the progress of the recently-approved plans to re-clad the…

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LPC Releases Permit Application Guide

Credit: Berenice Abbott, 1937. Source: Museum of the City of New York. Are you an owner of a landmarked building or someone that files applications through the Landmarks Preservation Commission?…

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Landmarking 101: What Can They Do Here?

Perhaps one of the most frequent questions we here at GVSHP get from the public regarding landmarked sites or sites within designated historic districts is “what can they do here?”…

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Holiday Shopping in the Village

…services in landmarked surroundings. Those surroundings contribute to and inspire their distinctive shopping experience. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s-7S16YftZo&list=PLOUarB7JkpZJ0Hl_Bdifi_vY5-7Af7pKd Multiple studies show that retail vacancy rates actually tend to be lower in landmarked or…

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