Westbeth is the first subsidized housing for artists in the United States, offering affordable housing and work space in New York City.
Westbeth photographer Shelley Seccombe has been documenting the Greenwich Village waterfront since 1970.
1968 was a big year for New York City and the world – music, arts, staggering political and social change. And, in the midst of it all, a tan block-square … Continued
Bettye Lane, a photojournalist who lived at Westbeth, died last Wednesday at the age of 82. She has been called the official photographer of the women’s movement and was one … Continued
It’s Village Preservation’s 40th birthday this year. In honor of this auspicious occasion, we recently released a story map that details our efforts documenting, celebrating, and advocating for the preservation … Continued
Our new interactive tool “Virtual Village” brings users on a multitude of virtual explorations.