Village Preservation is a leader in preserving the architectural heritage and cultural history of Greenwich Village, the East Village, and NoHo.
Founded in 1980, Village Preservation works to document, celebrate, and preserve the special architectural and cultural heritage of Greenwich Village, the East Village, and NoHo.
Village Preservation continues to fight for and win protections for our neighborhoods.
- Designated the Gansevoort Market Historic District in 2003
- Led the push to both downzone and landmark much of the Far West Village, resulting in new construction height limits
- Landmarked several early nineteenth-century houses
- Blocked or altered plans for inappropriate development, including a plan for a 500-foot tower in the Gansevoort Market Historic District