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2013 GVSHP Annual Meeting and Village Awards A Great Success

Thank you to everyone who joined us last night as we celebrated our 33rd Annual Meeting and presentation of the Village Awards at the beautiful Tishman Auditorium at The New School, one of our favorite events of the year. At …

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You Oughta Be in Pictures: 2013 Village Award Winners

Tonight, GVSHP will present our Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony. This evening  will look back on the work of the Society over the last year, while honoring those who make a special contribution to our Village neighborhoods. Here at Off …

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2013 Village Award Winner: Jeremiah Shea

The East Village has seen many changes over the last twenty years, but perhaps none so inspiring as the changes due to the work of Ninth Precinct Community Council President Jeremiah Shea. Shea, and his work on behalf of the …

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2013 Village Award winner – Avignone Chemists

Last week I wrote about one of my favorite spots in the South Village, the Sir Winston Churchill Square. If you took my advice and went  for a visit, you may have noticed an old painted billboard on the brick …

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2013 Village Award Winner: NYU Faculty Against the Sexton Plan

You don’t often hear “NYU” and “award” in the same sentence (at least not when GVSHP is giving the award).  But a bold and unapologetic group of NYU faculty who have spearheaded the charge from within against the university’s massive …

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Sir Winston Churchill Square: 2013 Village Award Winner (and one of my favorite places!)

If you have ever spent time in the area where Bleecker Street meets Sixth Avenue, then you know it’s a busy place with lots of people, cars, buses, bicycles, strollers, pianos, and more. When the weather is nice, a lot …

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Bowery Alliance of Neighbors: 2013 Village Award Winner

The Bowery Alliance of Neighbors (BAN), a grassroots organization, has been a passionate force within the New York City preservation community since 2007. Co-founded by David Mulkins and Anna Sawaryn, BAN advocates for the preservation of the historic buildings on …

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Block Drug Store: 2013 Village Award Winner

Since 1885, a drug store has stood at the corner of 2nd Avenue and 6th Street. Although it has had various owners over the years, members of the Palermo family have owned the store since 1962. Ever since, the family …

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