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Why Isn’t This Landmarked?: The Hotel Albert on University Place

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. Most of us remember the famous line from Alfred Hitchcock’s …

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Why Isn’t This Landmarked?: 30 East 14th Street Artists’ Loft

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. Around the end of 1940, twenty-five-year-old artist Virginia Admiral (February …

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Looking Back On Our Civil Rights and Social Justice Map

Village Preservation’s Civil Rights and Social Justice Map was launched on January 3, 2017. This online resource, which marks sites in our neighborhoods significant to the history of various civil rights and social justice movements, includes over 200 locations. We’re …

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Why Isn’t This Landmarked?: The Erskine Press Building, 17 East 13th Street

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. The Erskine Press Building, 17 East 13th Street This charming and diminutive …

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Village People, Halloween Edition: Shirley Jackson

Halloween is right around the corner, so for this installment of Village People, let’s take a look at a Greenwich Village resident who knew a thing or two about fear and suspense – author Shirley Jackson. During her too-short life, …

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Other Celebrities Who Have “Haunted” The White Horse Tavern

On Wednesday, Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation will be hosting a walking tour on Dylan Thomas that will culminate in a visit to the White Horse Tavern on Hudson Street.  The tavern is one of Thomas’s favorite haunts and …

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