Village Preservation has long made a priority of celebrating civil rights and social justice history in our neighborhoods.
Author: Louisa Winchell
The Greenwich Village Historic District is one of New York City’s oldest historic districts.
(Even More) Artists, Theaters, and Advocates for Civil Rights and Social Justice in Our Neighborhoods
Few places in America have made more significant contributions to civil rights and social justice struggles.
#SouthofUnionSquare: Home to (even more) Trailblazing Artists, Dancers, Labor Leaders, and Birth Control Advocates
Our interactive tool “Virtual Village” brings users on unique and unexpected journeys.
Village Preservation’s Greek Revival Bicentennial Storymap celebrates the 200th anniversary of the Greek War of Independence.
The neighborhood south of Union Square holds a unique place in the history of women’s rights and women’s suffrage movements.
Irish American figures defined the blocks where Greenwich Village meets the East Village.
Pioneers Converge on MacDougal Street: Dr. Robert Hogan, Rev. Henry Highland Garnet, and Sarah Smith Garnet
175 MacDougal Street holds far more history than is visible upon first glance.
Selma Hortense Burke lived and worked at 88 East 10th Street from 1944 until at least 1949.
In 1909, the activist, scholar, educator, writer, editor W.E.B. Du Bois co-founded the NAACP.