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  • Happy Birthday, Shirley Hayes

    Shirley Hayes is a pioneering figure in the preservation of the Village and the fight against Robert Moses’ planned Lower Manhattan Expressway through Washington Square Park.  She was born on June 15, 1912 and would have been 103 today.  Back in the year 2000, GVSHP […]

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  • Early Village Preservation Efforts Preserved

    Early Village Preservation Efforts Preserved

    The Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation’s Preservation Archive and Oral History Project was begun in 1995, a project to document over sixty-five years of grassroots advocacy to “Save the Village.” The collection contains oral history interviews, clippings, and photographs that illuminate this preservation history. […]

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