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Why Isn’t This Landmarked?: the French Flats at 206-208 East 9th 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 landmarked. The East Village has many architectural gems. Today we look …

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Business of the Month: Whitney Chemists, 50 University Place

Your input is needed! Today we feature our latest Business of the Month — help us to select the next. Tell us which independent store you love in Greenwich Village, the East Village or NoHo:  click here to nominate your favorite.  …

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Sharpen Your Pencils: A History of 710 East 9th Street

Kids today still know what a pencil is and how to sharpen it, right? In any case, following the news of P.S. 64 we reported on earlier this week, we thought we’d take a look at another (even older) East …

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Join Us to Honor Frank O’Hara and His ‘Democracy of Affection’

You’re invited to a plaque unveiling and festivities honoring Frank O’Hara on Tuesday, June 10 at 6 p.m. outside 441 East Ninth Street. I am mainly preoccupied with the world as I experience it, and at times when I would …

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Places We Love: That Shopable Block, East 9th Street

Today we introduce a new feature, Places We Love, focusing on architectural and cultural favorites that local folks feel are worth preserving, particularly in the East Village. If you have one you want to talk about, write to kloew@gvshp.org. “Although …

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BSA Grants Variances on East 9th Street

In September the Board of Standards and Appeals voted to grant variances to the Mutliple Dwelling Law to allow rooftop additions to be built at 329, 331, 333 & 335 East 9th Street. Though we are not pleased with the …

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Developer Seeks Variances from Board of Standards and Appeals for Rooftop Additions at 329-335 East 9th Street

On June 5 the Board of Standards and Appeals will hold a hearing for variances sought by the owner of 329-335 East 9th Street to build rooftop additions. The developer’s application to the Department of Buildings last year to build …

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East 9th Street then and now

East 9th Street Then and Now

Yesterday we explored some of the history of elevated train lines in the Village. Today we’re going to take a quick look at another elevated part of our neighborhood’s history.

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