Each year, Village Preservation honors neighborhood institutions at the Annual Meeting and Village Awards. This fun event highlights and celebrates the invaluable people, places, and organizations that make our neighborhoods some of the most interesting and exceptional in the city. The event also includes a review of Village Preservation’s activities and accomplishments over the last year. Use the links below to watch past award ceremonies, view photos, and see more information on past years’ Village Awards.

Celebrating Our 2022 Village Awardees:

Astor Place Hairstylists, 2 Astor Place
Bonsignour, 35 Jane Street
Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis and Middle Collegiate Church
Pageant Print Shop, 69 East 4th Street
Razom for Ukraine
Zinc Jazz Bar, 82 West 3rd Street
Regina Kellerman Award: Jane Friedman and Howl! Arts, 6 East 1st Street

Astor Place Hairstylists

For 75 years of welcoming everyone and helping us all to look better — no matter how our ideas of style may have changed


For offering conversation, connection, and community in a time of disruption and amid a crisis of loneliness — not to mention great coffee, fine food, and over 35 years of service


Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis and Middle Collegiate Church

For their dedication to a more just, open, and inclusive world, for building a sense of community and connection across boundaries of geography, race, gender, and sexuality, and for undertaking the awesome challenge of rebuilding in the face of devastating challenges

Pageant Print Shop

For offering a unique and irreplaceable window into the past and into the artistic sensibilities of the past, and for doing so with persistent dedication for 75 years

Razom for Ukraine

For their vital humanitarian work supporting Ukraine and the Ukrainian community at home and abroad, and in recognition of the power of togetherness evidenced by the organization’s successful work, powered by volunteers and visionary leadership

Zinc Bar

In recognition of Alex and Karen’s extraordinary efforts as cultural, architectural, and neighborhood preservationists, as proud guardians of artistic legacies, and as promoters of new creative undertakings while stewarding this joyful cultural gathering place

Regina Kellerman Award: Jane Friedman and Howl! Arts,

For preserving and perpetuating the creativity, innovation, and transformation of Downtown counterculture, sharing it with the public, supporting its makers

Past Awards

Tuesday, June 14, 2022
6:00 pm
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