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“The NEW New York” – Immigrant Heritage Learning at Village Preservation

Immigration means something different to everyone — it reminds us of our ancestors, of how the world is constantly changing, or of how, as people, we are always on the move.  Our neighborhoods, and New York City in general, are …

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Honorary Street Names: 2nd Avenue

As we here at GVSHP have previously discussed, many streets in Greenwich Village bear an honorary secondary name recognizing important people and institutions associated with the Village and its history.  These honorary names are given in additional to the street’s standard or …

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The Busts of Little Germany

On Friday, July 17, 2015, Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation lead tours around the East Village looking at buildings that made up the German immigrant community in the late 19th and early 20th century.  Kleine Deutschland, or “Little Germany” …

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