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A Tradition of Progressive Education

Our neighborhood is rife with educational institutions and schools which have blazed trails and tread new ground.  Today we will look at two schools which have benefited the younger members of our neighborhood for a century, and continue to this …

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Angela Davis: Her Greenwich Village Connections

This is an updated reposting of a blog by staffer, Matthew Morowitz, January 26th, 2016. Activist, leftist, and radical feminist — these are just some of the words used to describe Angela Davis, a scholar and civil rights leader and fighter who …

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Happy Birthday, Angela Davis

Activist, leftist, and radical feminist — these are just some of the words used to describe Angela Davis, a scholar and civil rights leader and fighter who came to prominence in the countercultural era of the 1960’s.  Davis was born …

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Community Cornerstone: Little Red School House-Elisabeth Irwin High School

In 2012, GVSHP spotlighted the work of Little Red School House/Elisabeth Irwin High School on Off the Grid as part of our tribute to the winners of the 2012 Village Awards. The school was recognized for their “service as a …

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Quinn and City Must Not Omit Three Key Sites From South Village Landmarking

Op-Ed from The Villager newspaper, April 25, 2012 Quinn and city can’t omit 3 key South Village sites Quinn and City Must Not Omit Three Key Sites From South Village Landmarking (if you want to help, write the City and …

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Clifford Ross (at podium), Manhattan Parks Commissioner William Castro, and landscape architect Gail Witter-Laird accept an award for the Bleecker Street Sitting Area Renovation.

Villagers Feted at GVSHP’s Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony

Last evening, 400 guests celebrated the accomplishments of the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation and eight Village businesses, people, and organizations at GVSHP’s Annual Meeting at The New School’s Tishman Auditorium.

Little Red School House at Sixth Avenue and Bleecker Street.

LREI: 2012 Village Award Winner

Educator, psychologist, and reformer Elisabeth Irwin founded the Little Red School House, an experimental curriculum within PS 61 in the Village, ninety years ago. While the school has grown over the years—it now offers a pre-kindergarten through High School education …

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2012 Village Award Winners will be presented at GVSHP's Annual Meeting on June 7th

Congratulations to the 2012 Village Award Winners

On Thursday, June 7th, eight Village businesses, people, and institutions will be presented a Village Award by the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation.We received hundreds of nominations, and the winners are ….

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