Tag: downzoning

“Our Village is Star in an Uptown Exhibit” — September 26, 1990

Village Preservation has been, and continues to be, the guardian of many different archives. Still, our repository continues growing, and our newest online resource, the Preservation History Archive, is somewhat distinct from all the rest. Instead of relaying the broad …

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1980s Tax Photos: Then & Now

For today’s post in our Then & Now series, we thought we’d feature a few locations in our neighborhoods as they looked in the 1980s. Similar to last week’s post on using historic maps, the City of New York’s 1980s …

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October 11, 2005: City Approves Far West Village Rezoning

On October 11, 2005, the Far West Village rezoning plan was unanimously approved and adopted. GVSHP had led the fight for this plan to protect a vulnerable part of the Village. Here’s the story: In early 2004, following our successful …

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Just Say No to Illegal Rooftop Additions at 514-516 East 6th Street

‘ Tis the season! Since we’re in the midst of both the holiday and presidential campaign season we thought it would be appropriate to share a precious moment from holidays and presidents past – former First Lady Nancy Reagan giving …

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