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Posted on February 10, 2014 | No CommentsThe Looking Up series of posts explore the unique architectural and historical stories that can […]
Posted on February 7, 2014 | No Comments“Yeah, yeah, yeah” – as the New York Times wrote in February 1964 – it […]
Posted on February 6, 2014 | No CommentsOK, Super Bowl has come and gone, the ground hog says six more weeks of […]
Posted on February 5, 2014 | 4 CommentsThe structure that architectural historian Francis Morrone calls “one of the most important buildings in […]
Posted on February 4, 2014 | 1 CommentOver the last several weeks GVSHP has been taking a look at the designation report […]
Posted on February 3, 2014 | 2 CommentsReaders of Off the Grid might notice that we often cite other blogs in our […]
Posted on January 31, 2014 | No CommentsOver the past several weeks, we’ve been highlighting the recent designation of the South Village […]
Posted on January 30, 2014 | 3 CommentsTompkins Square Library opened at 331 E. 10th Street, on the northern edge of Tompkins […]
Posted on January 29, 2014 | No CommentsThis past summer, Off the Grid posted a piece on Greenwich House, the community settlement […]
Posted on January 28, 2014 | 1 Comment“The artists.” Without a doubt, that response is the one I hear most often when […]