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Posted on April 13, 2012 | No CommentsAs recently reported, the condo construction project at 61 Fifth Avenue (at 13th Street) has […]
Posted on April 12, 2012 | 1 CommentWalking along East 2nd Street, between Avenue A and First Avenue, you might have noticed […]
Posted on April 11, 2012 | 2 CommentsThere’s lots to love about the culture, architecture, and history of the East Village, and the […]
Posted on April 10, 2012 | No CommentsAny restoration of a historic site within our neighborhoods is exciting. But when that project […]
Posted on April 9, 2012 | No CommentsOn April 8 1935, the creation of the Works Progress Administration was approved by Congress […]
Posted on April 5, 2012 | No CommentsAt their March 27th public meeting, the Landmarks Preservation Commission designated four individual landmarks located […]
Posted on April 5, 2012 | 1 CommentImage via Gothamist. It was five years ago today at 86 Bedford Street that a […]
Posted on April 4, 2012 | 1 CommentOn this day, April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. was fatally shot by escaped […]
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. […]