Village Preservation in the Press



City Releases Detailed Plan for Controversial Housing Zoning Changes, Brownstoner, April 11

Hell’s Kitchen Skyline: NY Lawmakers Consider Lifting Building Height Restrictions Amid Housing Crunch,, April 3

Link5G Redesign a Possibility, Says Chief Technology Officer, West Side Spirit, March 26

The All-Woman Secret Society That Paved the Way for Modern Feminism, Smithsonian Magazine, March 25

Politicians push state to hold firm vs. titanic 5G towers, Village Sun, March 16

A Fight to Preserve a Pristine Piece of Old New York, New York Times, February 21

Landlord of closed Village Cigars store won’t rent to weed shop or bank, Village Sun, February 15

Alabaster Bookshop Thrives as Last Seller of Used Volumes on New York’s Book Row, Columbia News Service, February 9

Village Cigars Has Closed After Decades on Christopher Street, Curbed, February 8

Andrew Berman Interview on Preserving NYC, WNYC, January 18

Greenwich Village residents seek affordable housing and cultural space at new building set to rise on city-owned site, The Villager, January 11


Gregg Singer no longer controls old P.S. 64 / CHARAS as ‘angel investor’ buys building loan, Village Sun, December 26

LinkNYC Operator Withdraws Westbeth 5G Tower Plans, Our Town, December 12

‘Catastrophic damage’: Merchant’s House Museum’s dire warning after Landmarks O.K.’s next-door project, Village Sun, December 13

As Our Lady of Guadalupe is celebrated, a church’s story tells New York City’s rich Hispanic history, NBC News, December 12

City of ‘Oops!’ Next-door construction leaves E. 14th St. tenants homeless, Village Sun, December 9

32-Foot LinkNYC 5G Towers Get Pushback from Historic Preservation Advocates, Our Town, November 24

Interview with Executive Director Andrew Berman, Living for the City, WBAI Radio, November 8

Bob Contant, 80, co-owner of St. Mark’s Bookshop, Village Sun, November 9

Village Vexation (Letter to the Editor), New York Post,

Village home and studio of Roy Lichtenstein opens after renovation, honored with historic plaque, 6sqft, October 27

Plan to Turn SoHo Building Into Luxury Housing Blasted by Village Preservation Society, Our Town, October 25

Guess How Many Loft Owners Are Voluntarily Complying With the SoHo/NoHo Zoning Laws Eric Adams Won’t Enforce?, Hell Gate, October 25

Interview with Village Preservation Executive Director Andrew Berman, WBAI, October 3

Historic headstone unveiled in Washington Square Park, Village Sun, October 2

Ed Fancher, a Founder of The Village Voice, Is Dead at 100, The New York Times, September 28

Village Preservation Launches A Hip-Hop History Map, Village Alliance, September 26

‘The Untouchables’: How Columbia and N.Y.U. Benefit From Huge Tax Breaks, New York Times, September 26

NYC Parks Displays The Historic James Jackson Tombstone in Washington Square Park,, September 22

Neighbors rally for historic church that served Hispanic community in NYC, WPIX 11, September 19

Opinion: City’s plan for 388 Hudson tower is too tall, slippery on affordability, Village Sun, September 19

Preservationists attempt to landmark Manhattan church buildings; site served NYC’s first Spanish-speaking congregation, AM New York, September 15

Village Independent Dems donate archives to Village Preservation, Village Sun, September 13

Saving Downtown’s vulnerable landmarks; Advocates cry city must do more, Village Sun, September 11

The skinny on the “sliver law”: City may ax rule that blocks 95,000 homes, The Real Deal, September 8

4 Precarious Plots on Fifth Avenue, Curbed, September 8

Rediscovering Basquiat On Great Jones Street, Observer, September 5

NY Eye and Ear Infirmary closure fear continues, Village Sun, August 28

Alec Baldwin Podcast Interview with Andrew Berman, Here’s the Thing, August 22

Greenwich Village suffragettes were leaders in push for equality, Village Sun, August 10

Angelina Jolie Will Rent Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Former Studio, Smithsonian Magazine, July 12

Angelina Jolie Takes Over Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Former NYC Studio, Hyperallergic, July 10

Angelina Jolie is renting Jean Michel-Basquiat’s last New York apartment, Daily Herald News Today, July 10

Angelina Jolie is renting Jean-Michel Basquiat’s last New York apartment, The Art Newspaper, July 10

Angelina Jolie to Preserve Andy Warhol/Jean-Michel Basquiat’s 57 Great Jones Street with Launch of Atelier Jolie, Gotham to Go, July 7

The Monster: a place for all of us, Gay City News, June 28

Village Preservation executive director explains importance of the Stonewall Inn, NY1, June 17

Little Spain Is All but Gone. Will Our Lady of Guadalupe Be Next?, New York Times, June 2

A winning bid for Theatre 80; a vow to keep fighting for the building, EV Grieve, May 19

Condo construction forces nearby tenants from homes: ‘May this never happen to you’, New York Post, May 19

Ralph Lee, Founder of NYC’s Halloween Parade Dies at 87, NBC 4 New York, May 17

Judge reaffirms Soho/Noho a no-go for N.Y.U. dorms, classrooms, Village Sun, May 17

Ensuring Our City’s Landmarks Reflect Our City’s Diversity, Gotham Gazette, May 10

City Announces Plan to Protect Vulnerable Landmarks, CityLand, April 27

F.C.C. says 5G megatowers need ‘historic preservation’ review, Village Sun, April 26

Historic East Village theatre hopes to avoid final curtain, NY1, April 26

Colored School No. 4 in Chelsea up for landmark designation, WABC-TV, April 17

Lawmakers rally against housing density near New York City Hall, City & State, March 24

In Epic Battle for CHARAS/El Bohio Building, Owner Gregg Singer Buys Time With Bankruptcy Filing, The City, March 22

Final plea to restore old P.S. 64 as community center as building heads to private auction, Village Sun, March 21

‘Colored School No. 4’ in Chelsea moves closer to landmark status, WNYC, March 15

‘Colored School No. 4’ in Chelsea moves closer to landmark status, Gothamist, March 13

Pitching Union Square area’s ‘critical film history’ in push for a historic district, Village Sun, March 11

Shuttering of West 14th Catholic church has preservationists looking for a miracle, Crain’s New York Business, March 7

Interview with Executive Director Andrew Berman, “Living for the City,” WBAI, March 1

G shock: Rollout of jumbo Link5G towers is roiling the West Village, Village Sun, February 22

Damaged historic 5th Ave. building to be shored up; Stop-work order on luxe sliver tower still in effect, Village Sun, February 20

BREAKING — literally: Foundation work on contentious 5th Ave. tower causes evacuation of nearby historic building, Village Sun, February 19

Report: A roadblock for the relocation of New York Eye and Ear Infirmary and sale of its land, EV Grieve, February 16

In Soho, developer pitches first project with affordable housing under new rezoning, Village Sun, February 14

This map shows NYC landmarks dedicated to civil rights and social justice, Local Today New York News, February 9

This Map Shows Various Civil Rights & Social Justice Landmarks Around NYC, Secret NYC, February 8

Holdout tenant in $1,500 West Village apartment fears demolition of historic townhouse, WNYC, February 5

Holdout tenant in $1,500 West Village apartment fears demolition of historic townhouse, Gothamist, February 5

City of Yes Webinar — Human Scale NYC, Tribeca Trust, February 3

Punk: Keine Zukunft im CBGB’s, ORF-Radiothek, February 1

Village advocates side with city, challenge NYU rezoning lawsuit, NYU News, January 27

Marte, community groups file motion to stop NYU’s challenge to SoHo-NoHo rezoning, amNew York, January 26

Mayor Announces “Get Stuff Built” Plan to Streamline Building and Land Use Processes, CityLand, January 19

Concerns are high over massive 5G WiFi towers planned for West Village, Village Sun, January 14

Madison Secures $105M Loan for Greenwich Village Condos, Globest, January 13

Dropping the hammer: Preservationists battle developer’s landmark renovation plan, The Villager, January 12

Landmarks rules Middle Collegiate Church can demolish fire-damaged facade, Village Sun, January 12

Madison Realty lands $105M loan for Greenwich Village condos, The Real Deal, January 11

Preservationists won’t let Ben Shaoul take the sledge to his landmarked 1830s Greenwich Village house, AM New York, January 11

Judge orders developer to sell old P.S. 64 as two-decade-long fight to reclaim building still going strong, Village Sun, January 1


In the Village, Another Piece of the City’s History Is Coming Down, New York Times, December 22

8 Overlooked Examples of Cast Iron Architecture South of Union Square, Untapped New York, December 19

Preservationists Protest Demolition of Landmarked Buildings Across City, Brownstoner, December 16

Advocates raising alarm over demolitions of historical sites, NY1, December 15

NYC Mayor Eric Adams Wants To Build 500,000 Homes, Yahoo! News, December 14

NYU names new building after hedge fund leader John Paulson, AP News, December 14

New York’s oldest gay bar declared an official landmark, GCN, December 13

One of New York City’s Oldest Gay Bars Is Now a Historic Landmark, Smithsonian Magazine, December 13

Mayor Eric Adams wants to build 500,000 apartments in New York City, The Architect’s Newspaper, December 12

NYC’s oldest LGBTQ+ bar Julius’ was just declared a landmark, LGBTQ Nation, December 11

Julius’, the Gay-Elder Dive Bar of the Village, Gets Landmarked, Curbed, December 9

Adams Plan Would Relax Rules for Developers Amid N.Y.C. Housing Crisis, New York Times, December 8

NYC’s Oldest Gay Bar Just Became a Historic Landmark, Thrillist, December 7

NYC honors historic gay bar with landmark status, NBC News, December 7

Julius’, NYC’s oldest gay bar, declared a landmark, AM New York, December 6

Julius’ becomes landmark for role in LGBTQ rights in NYC, WPIX 11, December 6

LGBTQ+ bar that was site of 1966 “Sip-In” given landmark status by New York City, CBS News, December 6

Julius’ bar building, site of famed ’60s ‘Sip-In,’ finally landmarked, Village Sun, December 6

Julius’ Bar designated as NYC landmark in unanimous vote, Gay City News, December 6

Historic Greenwich Village gay bar declared a city landmark after decade-long effort, New York Daily News, December 6

New York City’s oldest gay bar is officially a city landmark, 6sqft, December 6

“Long overdue’’: Julius’ bar designated a NYC landmark, NY1, December 6

NYC’s Oldest Gay Bar, Julius’ Bar, Gets Landmark Designation, Untapped New York, December 6

Julius’, New York City’s Oldest Gay Bar, Gets Landmark Designation, Observer, December 6

This is the first official LGBTQ+ landmark in Brooklyn, TimeOut New York, November 28

Middle Collegiate Church, preservationists on different sides on saving damaged facade, Village Sun, November 20

Demolition of historic Gay Street building prompts public outcry, Washington Square News, November 18

Preservationists, local pols hope to save 200-year-old Greenwich Village house from demolition, 6sqft, November 6

Preservationists put city and property owners on notice after Greenwich Village townhouse slated for demolition, AM New York, November 16

City slammed for ‘flimsy oversight’ at protest outside goner Gay St. building, Village Sun, November 15

Two historic buildings could be demolished in Greenwich Village, WPIX 11, November 14

Officials race to preserve historic Greenwich Village buildings marked for demolition, WABC 7, November 14

You Can Rent Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Apartment and Art Studio—For $60,000, Smithsonian Magazine, November 14

Basquiat’s former NYC studio renting for $60K-a-month, New York Post, November 12

City orders demolition of landmarked 14 Gay St., where Ruth McKenney penned ‘My Sister Eileen’, Village Sun, November 11

For $60K a Month, You Can Now Rent Basquiat’s Former Home, Hyperallergic, November 11

Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Final NYC Apartment and Art Studio Are Available to Rent, Robb Report, November 9

The New York Studio and Apartment Where Basquiat Spent His Final Days Is Up for Rent for $60,000 a Month, ArtNet News, November 8

Julius’ bar pushing for landmark status to preserve important piece of LGBTQ+ history, CBS News New York, October 13

Gay USA/Free Speech TV on the Historic Plaque for Allen Ginsberg and William S. Burroughs, Gay USA, October 11

The beat goes on with new plaque honoring Ginsberg and Burroughs on 7th Street, EV Grieve, October 7

Beat happening: A plaque unveiling at the former residence of Allen Ginsberg and William S. Burroughs, EV Grieve, October 5

Select One Of NYC’s Oldest Gay Bars, Julius’, May Finally Become A City Landmark

One Of NYC’s Oldest Gay Bars, Julius’, May Finally Become A City Landmark, Secret NYC, September 15

Why One Of NYC’s Oldest Bars May Become A Landmark, Mashed, September 15

Julius’, One of NYC’s Oldest Gay Bars, May Finally Become a City Landmark, Eater, September 15

The oldest gay bar in NYC may officially become a landmark, TimeOut New York, September 14

Julius’, New York City’s Oldest Gay Bar, May Soon be Designated a Landmark, Observer, September 14

One of New York City’s oldest gay bars could become city landmark, WABC TV 7, September 13

Iconic West Village Gay Bar Begins Road To Landmark Status, Patch, September 13

Julius’, New York City’s oldest gay bar, is one step closer to becoming a city landmark, 6sqft, September 13

City to consider landmarking Julius’ Bar, Gay City News, September 13

City takes first step toward landmarking Julius’ Bar, NY1, September 13

Save New York Eye and Ear!, Westview News, September 7

The Push to Save New York Eye and Ear Infirmary Building, as LPC Stalls, Bowery Boogie, August 18

Push to save historic NY Eye and Ear Infirmary from closure; Carlina Rivera ‘unresponsive’ on call for landmarking, Village Sun, August 17

East Village lost 300 local businesses, study finds, New York Post, August 13

Doctors and patients fighting to save New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, though ownership denies closure plan, AM New York, August 10

Group rallies to save New York Eye & Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai, NY1, August 9

Doctors Take On Mt. Sinai To Save 14th St ‘Godfather’ Hospital, Patch, August 8

Stakeholders hope to save storied Mt. Sinai infirmary in Manhattan, Gothamist, August 8

Protest planned to save historic NYC hospital from wrecking ball, New York Post, August 7

Opinion: Putting the lie to YIMBY mantra ‘Build, baby, build!’… Facts show unbridled market-rate development spurs gentrification, Village Sun, August 3

An idea for this ‘vacancy hotspot’ on Avenue A, EV Grieve, August 3

Report explores East Village storefront trends from 2019-2021; vacancies on the rise, EV Grieve, August 1

The “Hess triangle”, the iconic place on the ground of New York that has been fighting for 100 years to remain in the memory, The Gal Times, August 1

Un triángulo en suelo de Nueva York lleva 100 años luchando por el recuerdo, Agencia EFE, July 31

The weird, wild origin story of NYC’s tiniest piece of private property, 100 years later, WABC TV 7, July 27

WBAI Interview with Executive Director Andrew Berman, WBAI, June 29

Executive Director Andrew Berman Discussing South of Union Square on Tony Guida’s NY, CUNY-TV, June 29

Plaque Unveiled in NYC to Honor Headquarters of NAACP, Other Progressive Groups, Windy City Times, May 23