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Posted on May 19, 2015 | No CommentsLorraine Vivian Hansberry was born on May 19, 1930. The trailblazing playwright, activist, and Nina […]
Posted on May 18, 2015 | 1 CommentThis past Saturday morning, after a cooling rain shower, a gaggle of curious people went […]
Posted on May 15, 2015 | No CommentsThe Lower East Side means many things to many people. Working as an architectural historian […]
Posted on May 14, 2015 | 2 CommentsYour input is needed! Today we feature our latest Business of the Month — and […]
Posted on May 13, 2015 | 1 CommentGVSHP is proud to be a co-sponsor of the New York Landmarks Conservancy’s Sacred Sites […]
Posted on May 12, 2015 | 1 CommentAn Off the Grid reader contacted us to ask for more background information and history about […]
Posted on May 8, 2015 | No CommentsIn 1984, East Village resident Dan Root took some photographs for a book that a […]
Posted on May 8, 2015 | No CommentsLast week, GVSHP had the honor of hosting a public program “100 Years of Preservation: […]
Posted on May 6, 2015 | No Comments“The Lower East Side is not gone yet,” Ryan Gilliam told the group assembled in […]