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Tompkins Square Park Through the Years

Over the years, Off the Grid has featured many posts about Tompkins Square Park, including The Young Lords Start in Tompkins Square Park, The Tompkins Square Park Riots of 1988, and Get your Fruit, Veggies, and Milk in Tompkins Square …

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Ten Years Ago Today — Landmarking Success in the Far West Village

Ten years ago today, three historic structures GVSHP fought to have preserved were designated as New York City landmarks:  159 Charles Street, 354 West 11th Street and 150 Barrow Street, aka the Keller Hotel.  These designations represent just part of …

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A Luckless Landmark

When the building at 150 Barrow Street, known as the Keller Hotel building, was landmarked seven years ago today, the future looked bright for this historic waterfront treasure. Although vacant for many years before it was given landmark status, new …

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