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  • “Where Are the Women?” A Mother-Daughter Greenwich Village Pair Tell Us

    March is Women’s History Month. With the recent “Day Without Women” activities and our upcoming walking tour on Radical, Notorious Women of Washington Square, we thought we would take this time to highlight some of the radical and notorious women who helped shape our neighborhoods. 

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  • Commemorating the 103rd Anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

    Tomorrow marks the 103rd anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, the 1911 disaster that killed 146 workers and sparked a movement for workplace safety laws and regulations and a new appreciation for the labor union movement. The fire took place in what was then […]

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  • Today in History: Remembering the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

    One hundred and two years ago today, at approximately 4:40 PM, a fire broke out at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory at the corner of Greene Street and Washington Place, just east of Washington Square Park. One hundred and forty-six women and men, mostly recent Jewish […]

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  • The 101st Commemoration of the Triangle Fire takes place today at Washington Place & Greene Street

    Remembering the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

    This Sunday, March 25, marks the 101st Anniversary of the infamous Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire. The 1911 fire took the lives of 146 workers, mostly immigrant women, inspiring the young labor movement and precipitating new worker safety regulations across the country.

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