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  • Ladies Like Beer Too

    This is an updated re-posting of a piece written by former GVSHP staffer Dana Schultz. Walk into McSorley’s Old Ale House today and you will see an equal mix of the genders enjoying a beer. It’s hard to imagine that for 116 years this would […]

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  • A History of the East Village in 10 Objects

    The following is an updated re-posting originally authored by Dana Schulz. As May is Lower East Side History Month, we at GVSHP thought it would be nice to revisit a post from 2012 which gives a nod to ‘A History of the World in 100 […]

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  • Early Preservation and the Jefferson Market Library

    GVSHP Board of Advisors member Carol Greitzer was very active in the early preservation movement of the 1960’s.  A female Democratic District leader in the Village in the 1960’s, she served as the Village’s representative on the City Council from 1969 to 1991, and remains […]

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  • In the News: 49 Years Ago Today

    Much of the Village Voice from the 1950s to the mid-2000s is available to view online via a Google digitization project. The huge trove of scanned newspapers helps reveal the changes that have occurred over fifty years to the architecture of the neighborhood, to music […]

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  • Before the Election

    As you should now be aware, today is primary election day in New York City. The polls close at 9:00 P.M. tonight, so if you haven’t already, check the location of your polling place and go out and vote. As many of the primary races […]

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  • Ed Koch (1924-2013) and the Village

    Today we note the passing of Edward I. Koch, Mayor of New York City from 1978 to 1989 and former Greenwich Village Congressman, City Councilmember, and Democratic District leader.  A resident of Greenwich Village since the 1950’s, for the last several decades Koch lived in […]

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  • A Greenwich Village Guide: 1959

    Although more and more of the research that GVSHP documents and shares is done online today, we also house a modest non-circulating resource library which contains fiction and non-fiction books, reports and guides on the subject areas of Greenwich Village, Historic Preservation, and New York […]

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