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Posted on November 15, 2011 | 2 CommentsBack in August, we wrote about 372 Lafayette Street, the proposed new building designed by […]
Posted on November 14, 2011 | No CommentsThe New York Public Library, whose digital gallery we here at GVSHP turn to quite […]
Posted on November 12, 2011 | No CommentsOn this day in 1954, November 12th, America’s gateway, Ellis Island, closed its doors for […]
Posted on November 11, 2011 | No CommentsEver since Ralph Lee staged the first annual Halloween parade in the courtyard of Westbeth […]
Posted on November 10, 2011 | 8 CommentsThis is the latest installment of Off the Grid’s series, “My Favorite Things,” in which […]
Posted on November 9, 2011 | No CommentsGothamist goes inside the vault at Pfaff’s, the 19th century beer cellar turned cocktail loungs….and […]
Posted on November 9, 2011 | No CommentsDemolition permits on file for historic 316 East 3rd Street (EV Grieve) New York’s most […]
Posted on November 9, 2011 | No Commentsimage courtesy of Bob Estremera On the market: a loft/antique store hybrid and St. Vincent’s […]
Posted on November 9, 2011 | 1 CommentLast month we all cheered when it was announced that the Bowery Historic District was […]
Posted on November 8, 2011 | 7 CommentsIf you’re like me and grew up around Eastern-European family, you know that it’s pronounced […]