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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

  • December 4, 2020

    Plan for Oversized Addition to 827-831 Broadway Returns to Landmarks Preservation Commission 12/8

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  • November 24, 2020

    Following Backlash, City Drops Plan for Hotel Special Permit Requirement South of Union Square – Push for Real Protections

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  • October 21, 2020

    Launching “Virtual Village” — Explore and Save #SouthOfUnionSquare

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  • October 15, 2020

    More Support Rolls in For South of Union Square Landmarking

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  • September 16, 2020

    New Support Rolls in For South of Union Square Landmarking Efforts –ACLU, HDC, and More!

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  • 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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