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Historic Storefronts of the Village and East Village

If you like wandering around the streets of Greenwich Village and admiring the architecture as much as I do, I think you will enjoy this blog post that was written by our colleague Chelsey Berryhill. Thanks, Chelsey – good eye! …

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Bergino Baseball Clubhouse

This is the first in a series of “Doing Business in the Village” blog posts that profile the small businesses that help make Greenwich Village such a special place. Jay Goldberg is a baseball fan. No question about that. His …

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Looking Up: The Beginning of Bond Street

This is the first in the Looking Up series of posts, which will explore the unique architectural and historical stories that can be discovered when we raise our gaze above the sidewalk, the storefront, and the second floor. Located at …

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Great Scot! The Designs of D. & J. Jardine

Today we thought we’d feature a few designs by the late 19th century architecture firm of D. & J. Jardine. A prolific firm in New York City in general, the work of D. & J. Jardine can also be found …

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Building (809) Broadway: Keep on Manufacturing

Our Building Broadway series provides a glimpse into the manufacturing past of Broadway’s historic loft buildings. From Houston to 14th Streets, read more posts in this series by clicking here! Located between 11th and 12th Streets, 809 Broadway has been …

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Building (620) Broadway: A Colonette Confection

Building Broadway is a new series from Off the Grid that highlights the beautiful historic loft buildings that line Broadway between Houston and 14th Streets. These posts cover only bits and pieces of the histories of these buildings; learn how …

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McCreery’s Then & Now: Dry Goods to Duplexes

  The middle of the 19th Century saw an influx of wealthy New Yorkers moving north of Washington Square.  To cater to this growing population, lavish new developments began to spring up around Union Square.  Gothic Revival religious institutions such …

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Walking East 7th Street: Tompkins Market and Armory

Walking East 7th Street is a collaboration between GVSHP and the students in NYU’s Fall 2011 Intro to Public History course. Each pair of students was tasked with researching the cultural history of one particular block of East 7th Street …

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