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Throughout the nineteenth and twentieth century, the neighborhood south of Union Square was a hub for leftist and labor organizing.
The area south of Union Square is the center of an amazing and dynamic collection of histories.
A two-story firehouse stands in the middle of the rich historic neighborhood south of Union Square.
The five story Italianate style cast-iron loft building at 112 Fourth Avenue was constructed in 1872.
On May 4, 1912, ten thousand people marched for women’s suffrage along Fifth Avenue.
On July 10, 1925, what would come to be known as the “Scopes Monkey Trial” began in Dayton, Tennessee.
For nearly a quarter of a century, the International Workers Order fought relentlessly for racial equality.
Part of our blog series Why Isn’t This Landmarked?, where we look at buildings in our area we’re fighting to protect that are worthy of landmark designation, but somehow aren’t … Continued
For twenty four years, the entire existence of the organization, the International Workers Order (IWO) was headquartered at 80 Fifth Avenue (southeast corner of 14th Street), an elaborately-detailed Renaissance Revival … Continued
Part of our blog series Why Isn’t This Landmarked?, where we look at buildings in our area we’re fighting to protect that are worthy of landmark designation but somehow aren’t. 53 East … Continued
Straddling Greenwich Village and the East Village, the neighborhood south of Union Square between Fifth and Third Avenues was once a center of groundbreaking commercial innovations, radical leftist politics, and … Continued