Author: Lannyl Stephens

Remembering Japanese Internment Through East Village Experimental Theater

Jerry Fujikawa was a Japanese-American actor who had a long career in films, television, and Broadway. Jerry debuted on Broadway in the five-time Tony Award winning play The Teahouse of the August Moon.  He was very a familiar face to …

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Why Isn’t This Landmarked: 95 East 10th Street/48 Third Avenue

Part of our blog series Why Isn’t This Landmarked?, where we look at buildings in our area we’re fighting to protect that are worthy of landmark designation, but somehow aren’t landmarked. 95 East 10th Street (also known as 48 Third …

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Why Isn’t This Landmarked: 49 East 10th, Home of Jackson Pollock

Part of our blog series Why Isn’t This Landmarked?, where we look at buildings in our area we’re fighting to protect that are worthy of landmark designation, but somehow aren’t landmarked. Jackson Pollock lived a relatively short, but extremely productive …

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Celeste Holm: Greenwich Villager On The Small Screen, And In Real Life

This is one in a series of posts marking the 50th anniversary of the designation of the Greenwich Village Historic District.  Check out our year-long activities and celebrations at gvshp.org/GVHD50.  The Academy Award-winning actress and singer Celeste Holm is known for many roles …

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Beyond the Village and Back: The Queensboro Bridge

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

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Why Isn’t This Landmarked?: 808 Broadway, “The Renwick’

This post is part of our blog series Why Isn’t This Landmarked?, where we look at buildings in our area we’re fighting to protect that are worthy of landmark designation, but somehow aren’t landmarked.  The striking loft building at 806-808 …

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Haunted Village: Part BOO!

Ghosts Are lurking about the Village, that’s for sure!  It’s up to you to decide if you want to explore the haunted places… OR NOT!  You choose… We have previously reported about some of the haunted places in the Village, …

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Greenwich Village Is Both the Obstacle and the Solution in Neil Simon’s Romantic Romp, Barefoot in the Park

This is one in a series of posts marking the 50th anniversary of the designation of the Greenwich Village Historic District in 2019.  Check out our year-long activities and celebrations at gvshp.org/GVHD50.  Barefoot in the Park by playwright Neil Simon, which premiered …

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A Video Campaign to “Save the South Village”

On Columbus Day in 2012 ( which was on October 8th), Village Preservation launched its “Save the South Village” video campaign. Columbus Day is traditionally a time to celebrate the contributions made by Italian-Americans to our country.  Our “Save the …

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Rooftop Farms in Our Neighborhoods: It is Officially “A Movement”

We at Village Preservation keep tabs on all different types of preservation, including environmental sustainability.  So we’ve been really interested to learn about the expanding opportunities in our neighborhoods for urban agriculture and beekeeping. Urban agriculture is becoming a big …

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