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Accomplishments

…Coalition to advocate for preservation of the neighborhood’s character.  We launched our “Small Businesses Thrive in Landmarked Neighborhoods” video campaign to promote local businesses and the positive synergy between them and…

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Neighborhood History

…Movement, 1940-Present 3.5 Greenwich Village LGBTQ History Exploring the Village Trailblazing Women of the Village Bob Dylan Map Neighborhood Surveys Far West Village Tour Historic Gansevoort Market Walking Tour  South…

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2014 Year In Review: GVSHP Programs

Neighborhood Preservation Center 232 East 11th Street In honor of Lower East Side History Month, join GVSHP staffers as we fan out into the neighborhood and literally write the history…

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Redlining and Our Neighborhoods

…you can imagine, much (but not all) of our neighborhoods did not fare well on this scale at this time. The neighborhoods were graded on a scale of A, B,…

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Campaign Update

City Council Approved Tech Hub Without the Neighborhood Protections Councilmember Carlina Rivera Promised As a Condition for Her Support Upzoning for Project Will Greatly Increase Pressure for Oversized and Out-of-Character Commercial Development in Neighboring Greenwich Village and East Village

…zoning protections for the neighborhood, [the Tech Hub] would lead to acceleration in out of scale development for the surrounding residential neighborhood.”) The Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation and…

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Neighborhood Bookstores in the Age of Amazon

We held a panel entitled Neighborhood Bookstores in the Age of Amazon in celebration of Independent Bookstore Day, featuring the Unoppressive Non-Imperialist Bargain Bookstore (34 Carmine Street), Printed Matter (38…

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How Zoning Shapes Our Neighborhoods

…three crucial stages of our zoning, by looking at some classic examples in our neighborhoods. The 1916 Zoning Resolution Hugh Ferriss’ renderings from the early 1920s show the outlines of…

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Celebrity Trees of Our Neighborhoods

New York City’s trees shade us in the summer, beautify our neighborhoods, help reduce noise, clean our air, counteract heat islands, absorb rainwater, and support important urban wildlife, among an…

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Welcome Aboard, Sam Moskowitz

…Unlike many of today’s youth, I was allowed — or forced — to go out and play unsupervised in the neighborhood’s parks and streets. Of course, the neighborhood has changed…

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Welcome Aboard, Matthew Morowitz

Today we welcome to the GVSHP staff Matthew Morowitz, GVSHP’s new Administrative Assistant, replacing Meaghan Collins. We’re very excited to have Matthew on board, who will be involved in everything…

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Welcome Aboard, Lauren Snetiker

Today we welcome Lauren Snetiker, the newest member of our staff, who joins the GVSHP team as our Development and Communications Manager. Lauren is looking forward to managing the individual…

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Welcome Aboard, Ariel Kates!

Today we are very excited to welcome aboard Ariel Kates as our new Manager of Programming and Communications.  Ariel is thrilled to be a part of our public programming and outreach…

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Welcome Aboard, Maya Wilson!

Today we welcome aboard at Village Preservation Maya Wilson (pronouns: she/her) as our new Programs Associate. Maya has been an intern with Village Preservation since June of 2022, and has…

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Welcome Aboard, Jena Hinton

Today we welcome Jena Hinton (pronouns: she/her) as our new Program and Administrative Associate. Jena has been an intern with Village Preservation since September of 2021, and has collaborated on…

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Neighborhood Trivia Night!

Neighborhood Trivia Night! Gather around for some drinks, laughs, and friendly trivia competition, emceed by the colorful Jane Marx, a tour guide, educator, and performer. Covering arts, culture, and the

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What’s In a Name? Neighborhood Edition

the place names within Greenwich Village and the East Village, including Bleecker Street, Taras Shevchenko Place, and Father Demo Square. So a series of posts on how some Manhattan neighborhoods…

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