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  • More is More: The NoHo Historic District Extension

    In this series, ‘More is More,’ we look at historic districts extensions in our area. In the previous posts, we covered the designation of the Greenwich Village Historic District Extension and the St. Mark’s Historic District Extension.  Today we are going to look at the NoHo […]

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  • Business of the Month: Dashwood Books, 33 Bond Street

    Your input is needed! Today we feature our latest Business of the Month — help us to select the next. Tell us which independent store you love in Greenwich Village, the East Village or NoHo:  click here to nominate your favorite.  Want to help support small […]

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  • LGBT History: Not Just West Village Bars

    Here at GVSHP we are excited about our recently launched Village Civil Rights & Social Justice Map.  With our upcoming LGBT history bar crawl at the end of the month (you can sign up for the program here), we thought we would discuss some sites […]

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  • It’s What’s on the Inside: the Merchant’s House’s Landmarked Interior

    2016 marked the 80th year in the Merchant’s House Museum’s history.  While the museum is also a NYC landmark, did you know it’s also one of the few landmarks to have both exterior and interior designation? 

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  • Quiz: Do you really #shoplocal?

    Quiz time. How well do you know the great shops selected as part of our Business of the Month initiative? Let’s see if you really #shoplocalnnyc Two people with the top score will be selected at random to win a copy of Greenwich Village Stories: A Collection […]

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  • GVSHP 2016 Book List & Holiday Gift Ideas

    In 2016, the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation held approximately 15 book-related programs. Each author related their insights, perspectives, and tales of Village history and beyond, showing the multifaceted depth that you can only find on our streets and in our buildings.  What better way […]

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  • Business of the Month: Astor Place Hairstylists, 2 Astor Place

    Your input is needed! Today we feature our latest Business of the Month — help us to select the next. Tell us which independent store you love in Greenwich Village, the East Village or NoHo:  click here to nominate your favorite.  Want to help support small […]

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  • Merchant’s House Round-Up!

    This year marks the 80th anniversary of the founding of the Merchant’s House Museum.  The museum is the only historic house museum in the Greenwich Village/Soho/NoHo neighborhoods, and is considered one of the finest surviving examples of domestic architecture from the period, the late-Federal and Greek Revival […]

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  • A year ago today, the horrible Intro. 775 was heard, later passed

    With a raft of demolition permits in the air, it reminds us that a year ago today one of the most anti-preservation pieces of legislation was first heard at the NYC Council Land Use committee. Intro 775 had a purported goal of protecting landmarks, but that notion was downright Orwellian to […]

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  • Just What We Need…Another Starbucks, Courtesy of NYU

    Waverly Place and Mercer Street is just east of  Washington Square Park.   This unique part of town is still world renowned for history, culture, arts, creativity and  university intellect.  Just the place we need… another Starbucks.

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