Tag: Gothic Revival

Ithiel Town, it’s All Greek (and Gothic) to Him.

Ithiel Town, born on October 3, 1784, was an American architect of the early 19th century who was a significant figure in the Greek and Gothic Revivals in this country. He was among the first professional architects here and started

Beyond The Village and Back: Temple Emanu-El, Reform Movement Builder and Shaker

In our series Beyond the Village and Back, we take a look at some great landmarks throughout New York City outside of the Village, the East Village, and NoHo, celebrate their special histories, and reveal their (sometimes hidden) connections to

Eleventh Street Methodist Episcopal Chapel Landmark Designation

On this day in 2010, the Eleventh Street Methodist Episcopal Chapel (545-547 E. 11th Street) was designated a New York City landmark. 

What Style is It? Mid-19th Century Edition

Greenwich Village, the East Village and NoHo offer a vast array of architectural styles that span their long histories.  Through this series “What Style Is It?” we will explore the architecture of our area and look at the various architectural

Celebrating 165 Years of a Beloved Village Landmark

Today is a day of highs and lows in the preservation world. As we chronicle the destruction of two very significant early rowhouses in the East Village, we also take pause to celebrate the anniversary of  the consecration of one of

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