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Posted on April 9, 2012 | No CommentsOn April 8 1935, the creation of the Works Progress Administration was approved by Congress […]
Posted on April 3, 2012 | No CommentsYesterday, the National Archives released its records of the 1940 Census. And that’s a big […]
Posted on April 2, 2012 | No CommentsMany of us awoke to the sad news today of the passing of Charles Lockwood. […]
Posted on March 30, 2012 | No CommentsThis spring, Greenwich Village business Your Neighborhood Office was named best “doorman substitute” in 2012 […]
Posted on February 21, 2012 | 1 CommentThis week marks the one year anniversary off GVSHP’s blog Off the Grid. We launched […]
Posted on February 7, 2012 | No CommentsFebruary may be the shortest month, but that does not mean that there is any […]
Posted on January 30, 2012 | No CommentsOn Thursday evening, GVSHP and the New School for Public Engagement hosted a lecture titled, […]
Posted on January 17, 2012 | No CommentsToday we are thrilled to welcome Amanda Davis – our new Director of Preservation and […]
Posted on January 10, 2012 | 2 CommentsWhat an amazing picture! Talk about the good old days. We love historic images here […]
Posted on January 6, 2012 | No CommentsFriends of Eater seem to agree that the West Village was the best dining neighborhood […]