Tag: Edward Hopper

The Flatirons of the Village and the East Village

On September 20th, 1966, the Flatiron Building was designated a New York City landmark.  One of New York’s most beloved and iconic landmarks, the Flatiron Building is known for (among other things) its unique shape, formed by the intersection of Broadway and …

The Flatirons of the Village and the East Village Read More »

What’s in Store for 237 Bleecker Street

If you love walking our Village streets, chances are you’ve come across the neglected little building at 237 Bleecker Street. Once a stagecoach house when it was built c. 1835, the wood structure is a cherished piece of Village history, …

What’s in Store for 237 Bleecker Street Read More »

Edward Hopper and the Village

Last week the Whitney Museum  revealed its 3D cut-out recreation of the noted Edward Hooper painting Nighthawks in the prow of the Flatiron Building. The ‘pop-up’ project highlights the museum’s ongoing exhibition Hopper Drawing, which examines the drawings and creative …

Edward Hopper and the Village Read More »

A South Village Anniversary

We’re gearing up for the Landmarks Preservation (LPC) hearing about “Phase II” of the proposed South Village Historic District next Tuesday, June 25. We hope you can join us at the LPC at 1 Centre Street, 9th floor, and testify …

A South Village Anniversary Read More »

My Favorite Things: Washington Square North

The iconic early 19th century rowhouses that flank the north side of Washington Square Park are in many a passersby’s mind synonymous with the early history of the neighborhood.  Originally, the whole block looked like this.  Developed in 1833 under …

My Favorite Things: Washington Square North Read More »

Loew's Sheridan Demolition

The Loew-Down

Image via William With all the recent discussions about the triangle site at 7th Avenue and West 12th Street, we thought we’d take a look at the space’s use earlier in the twentieth century. As you may know, this triangular …

The Loew-Down Read More »

MTA to Reveal Latest Designs for Mulry Square

Next Tuesday, May 31st, the MTA will present its final proposed designs for an emergency ventilation plant on Mulry Square to the Landmarks & Public Aesthetics Committee of Community Board 2. The Landmarks Preservation Commission will give their official sign-off …

MTA to Reveal Latest Designs for Mulry Square Read More »

Edward Hopper’s Drug Store

We’ll be the first to admit it: We have Edward Hopper fever. Those who were present at our recent lecture on the artist’s work know the extent of the research we have put into locating the subjects of Nighthawks at …

Edward Hopper’s Drug Store Read More »

Edward Hopper’s Village

The locations of sites around the Village portrayed in Edward Hopper’s works have been hotly debated, especially in light of the MTA’s plans to construct an emergency ventilation plant on Mulry Square (which many people think may have housed the …

Edward Hopper’s Village Read More »

Top