The Area South of Union Square

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Write City Officials to support historic district protections to the area south of Union Square

Write City Officials

Write City Officials to Oppose the Union Square South Hotel Special Permit, Which does Nothing to Protect our Neighborhoods

Village Preservation is leading the effort to seek landmark and zoning protections for this area of Greenwich Village and the East Village – roughly Third to Fifth Avenues, 14th to 9th Streets. This historic neighborhood faces demolitions and out-of-scale new development stemming in large part from the tech industry.

Updates

  • July 29, 2020

    New Research in South of Union Square Landmarking Effort Reveals Incredible History Behind Unprotected 160 Year Old Fifth Avenue House

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  • July 14, 2020

    Speaker Johnson, Scholars, and Press Support South of Union Square Civil Rights Landmarking Effort, But City and Rivera Still Resist

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  • May 19, 2020

    Gathering More Support for Landmarking Effort for Greenwich Village & East Village South of Union Square

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  • April 17, 2020

    New Research on 86 University Place Powers Our Push For Landmark Protections for Greenwich Village and the East Village South of Union Square

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  • April 8, 2020

    New Research Uncovers More Incredible History to Power Our Push for Landmark Protections for Greenwich Village and the East Village South of Union Square

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  • February 25, 2020

    City Planning Commission To Vote On South of Union Square Hotel Special Permit Plan Next Wed.; City Council Hearings To Follow

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  • February 12, 2020

    NAACP and National LGBTQ Task Force Come Out in Support of South of Union Square Landmarking Effort; New Research Submitted

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