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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

  • April 8, 2021

    14-16 Fifth Avenue Plan Returns to LPC Tuesday; WRITE TODAY!

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  • March 22, 2021

    Landmarks Hearing On 70 Fifth Avenue in Proposed South of Union Square Historic District Tomorrow at 10am

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  • March 15, 2021

    Hearing on Landmarking 70 Fifth Avenue Set for Tuesday 3/23 — Support Designation and Push for All of South of Union Square

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  • March 1, 2021

    Women’s History Month: Celebrate, Honor, Preserve Women’s History

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  • March 1, 2021

    64-66 University Place To Be Demolished and Replaced

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  • February 18, 2021

    New Oral History: Rob Mason and RPM Studios – A Quarter Century of Incredible Music History #SouthOfUnionSquare

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  • February 18, 2021

    Black History Month Advocacy: African American Artist and Educator Selma Hortense Burke’s Home at 88 East 10th Street

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  • February 9, 2021

    Borough President Gale Brewer and More Scholars Support South of Union Square Landmarking

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  • February 3, 2021

    Uncovered!: Robert Motherwell, Abstract Expressionist Master, South of Union Square

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  • January 26, 2021

    New South of Union Square History and Podcast

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  • January 20, 2021

    After 2 1/2 Year Campaign, City Agrees to Consider 70 Fifth Avenue, South of Union Square, For Landmark Designation

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  • January 18, 2021

    Honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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