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  • When a Hotel Fell on Broadway

    Note: This is an updated version of a post originally written by Drew Durniak On this day in 1973, what was once one of the largest and most elegant hotels in the country collapsed onto Broadway, killing four and injuring many.

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  • Architecture That Never Was

    Architecture That Never Was

    Readers of Off the Grid should be familiar with the many preservation victories Greenwich Village has won over the years, including the extension of Fifth Avenue through Washington Square Park, urban renewal high-rises in the Far West Village, and Westway, a highway meant to replace […]

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