South Village

Village Preservation has been the leader in documenting, celebrating, and advocating for the preservation of the South Village, the once-predominantly immigrant section of Greenwich Village south of Washington Square and West 4th Street, between LaGuardia Place and Seventh Avenue South. In 2006 Village Preservation submitted a proposal for landmark designation of the entire area, based upon the areas rich history in connection to immigrants, countercultural movements, and its early LGBT and African-American communities. This resulted in three historic district designations (the Greenwich Village Historic District Extension II, the South Village Historic District, and the Sullivan Thompson Historic District) and four individual landmark designations, protecting about 650 buildings and more than thirty blocks.

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Oppose the City’s Plan For Huge Oversized Development in SoHo and NoHo and Support the Community Alternative Plan

Updates

  • June 4, 2021

    First Official SoHo/NoHo Rezoning Hearings — Community Board 2, June 23 and 24

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  • May 28, 2021

    SoHo/NoHo Update: Certified Plan Contains Demographic Deception and NYU Welcome Mat; Community Groups Demand Electeds Reject

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  • May 19, 2021

    De Blasio’s SoHo/NoHo Plan Is Certified, Largely Unchanged; Public Review Process To Begin

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  • May 14, 2021

    Report Shows City’s SoHo Rezoning Plan Unlikely To Produce Any Affordable Housing

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  • May 13, 2021

    Tenant Advocates and SoHo, NoHo, Chinatown Communities Unite vs. Mayor’s Upzoning Plan

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  • May 6, 2021

    Rally for SoHo, NoHo, and Chinatown and Against City Upzoning Plan Monday at Noon

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  • May 6, 2021

    Remembering Jane Jacobs on Her Birthday

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  • May 3, 2021

    City Delays SoHo/NoHo Certification Without Explanation; Citywide Tenant and Housing Groups Come Out Strongly Against Mayor’s Plan; Neighbors File Lawsuit

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  • April 30, 2021

    Important SoHo/NoHo Updates — Opposition Grows, Mayoral Candidates Opine, Plan To Move Monday

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  • April 30, 2021

    Look At All We’ve Accomplished!

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  • April 23, 2021

    New Images Show The Tip of The SoHo/NoHo Upzoning Iceberg

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  • April 19, 2021

    Long Lost Cache of Early SoHo Photos Raises Awareness, Funds to Fight City Plan

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  • April 19, 2021

    Pressing Mayoral and City Council Candidates on Upzoning and SoHo/NoHo

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  • April 19, 2021

    Community Board 2 Meeting SoHo/NoHo Upzoning Tonight

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  • April 8, 2021

    City, State, and National Opposition to SoHo/NoHo Plan; Community Board Meeting Wednesday 4/14

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  • April 5, 2021

    Preservation Petition to NYC Mayoral Candidates Gains Signatures and Supporters — Keep the Progress Going

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  • March 15, 2021

    SoHo/NoHo Teach-In Tonight at 6pm — Register Now!

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  • March 9, 2021

    Virtual Town Hall and Teach-In on SoHo/NoHo Upzoning Plan and Study Exposing Its True Impacts: Monday, March 15 at 6pm

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  • March 5, 2021

    Study: City’s Proposed SoHo/NoHo Upzoning Would Make Neighborhoods Richer, Whiter, and More Expensive

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  • December 8, 2020

    Community Board 2 Meeting on SoHo/NoHo Upzoning Plan Tonight, Tuesday 12/8 at 6:30 pm

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  • December 2, 2020

    Community Alternative Rezoning Plan For SoHo And NoHo — Public Hearings 12/3 And 12/8

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  • November 24, 2020

    Hearing on Scope of the Environmental Review for Proposed SoHo/NoHo Rezoning Plan December 3

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  • October 27, 2020

    De Blasio SoHo/NoHo Plan Even Worse Than We Expected

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  • October 19, 2020

    First SoHo-NoHo Upzoning+Rezoning Public Meeting Next Monday, October 26, 6-8pm Sign Up To Speak TODAY!

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  • October 9, 2020

    Plan To Upzone and Rezone SoHo and NoHo Announced Details Are Scarce, But Indications Raise Big Concerns and Conflicts of Interest; Local Elected Officials, Citywide Candidates, and Real Estate Interests Back Move

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