Tag: Lower East Side Ecology Center

The East River Park’s Past and Future

In the 1930s, today’s East Village and Lower East Side, long the country’s most crowded and notorious slum, was being dramatically transformed. The nation’s first federally-subsidized public housing was being built. Immigration from Europe, once the neighborhood’s lifeblood, had been …

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Happy Earth Day from GVSHP!

Preservation is a very vital component of sustainability, so it is no surprise that GVSHP’s office is in an historic building with a strong commitment to being green.  The Neighborhood Preservation Center is housed in the historic Ernest Flagg Rectory …

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