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  • Remembering Mary Help of Christians

    Note this is an update of a post previously posted by Matthew Morowitz. A Roman Catholic Church formerly located at 440 E. 12th St., Mary Help of Christians was demolished in the summer of 2013 to make way for new development.  To try and preserve […]

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  • 2017 Regina Kellerman Award Goes to a Memorial, a Park, and a Restoration

    GVSHP’s Annual Village Awards Ceremony will be held on Tuesday, June 6th at the New School Auditorium, 66 West 12 Street from 6:30 PM until 8 PM.  The Regina Kellerman Award is presented each year at the VA’s in honor of the Society’s first executive […]

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  • Local Landmark: Tompkins Square Library

    Note: This is an updated version of a post originally written by Drew Durniak  Since it opened on December 1, 1904, the Tompkins Square Branch of the New York Public Library has served as an important community resource.  Situated on East 10th Street between Avenue […]

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  • On This Day in 1966: 376 Lafayette Street is Landmarked

    It was on May 17th, 1966, that the Schermerhorn Building at 376-380 Lafayette was designated a New York City landmark. The grand Romanesque Revival edifice was actually the third on Lafayette Street to be given landmark status, following Colonnade Row and the Astor Library (now home to the Public […]

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  • Saving the One-Time Home of Polo Ponies, Rosie the Riveter, and Minimalist Masterpieces

    On May 15, 2012, 128 East 13th Street was designated a NYC Landmark following a six year effort by GVSHP. This is one of the rare cases where a great building was saved literally as it faced the wrecking ball.  In 2006, plans were released to […]

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  • 2017 Village Award Winner: The Public Theater

      The arts are the soul and life of our civilization.  They are the link which we use to identify individual and shared expressions. It is widely recognized that The Public Theater is one of our nation’s greatest institutions for theater and a cultural leading […]

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  • Happy Birthday Martha Graham!

    On this day in 1894 the revolutionary dancer and choreographer Martha Graham was born.  She is largely responsible for modern dance as the art form we know today. Graham was an essential part of the early- to mid-century Village arts scene. In 2015 we unveiled one of our historic […]

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  • Congratulations to 2017 Village Awardee: B & H Dairy

    Off the Grid is highlighting the 2017 Village Awards winners in the lead up to the June 6th Annual Meeting & Award Ceremony. Click here for more information about the event and to RSVP. Read about other awardees here. B & H Dairy has been a mainstay in the East […]

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  • 2017 Village Award Winner: Frank Collerius

    Off the Grid is highlighting the 2017 Village Awards winners in the lead up to the June 6th Annual Meeting & Award Ceremony. Click here for more information about the event and to RSVP. Read about other awardees here. Frank Collerius has been the branch manager of the Jefferson […]

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  • Business of the Month: La Sirena, 27 East 3rd 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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