Tag: St. Mark’s Historic Landmark Fund

Happy Birthday Neighborhood Preservation Center

This Wednesday, we here at Off the Grid are looking forward to celebrating the 15th birthday of the Neighborhood Preservation Center. The Center will be hosting its annual birthday party fundraiser at the landmark Webster Hall, and GVSHP will be …

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The arch entrance to the West Yard of St. Mark's Church In-the-Bowery. Photo courtesy of the Neighborhood Preservation Center.

A View to a Historic Restoration

Any restoration of a historic site within our neighborhoods is exciting. But when that project is a stone’s throw away from our office space at the Neighborhood Preservation Center, we get a little giddy. Not surprisingly, we have been thrilled …

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The interior of the New York (left) and New York City (right) Marble Cemeteries. Photo courtesy of Bob Estremera.

Deadly History

With today being Halloween, we thought we would take a look at … dead bodies in the Village! You can tune out the ominous laughter you may be hearing right about now, today’s post is actually about some fabulous historic …

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Neighborhood Preservation Center NYC

Our House is on Open House This Weekend!

Since 1999, GVSHP’s office has been housed on the second floor of the Neighborhood Preservation Center (NPC) at 232 East 11th Street. The entire building housed the rectory of the adjacent St. Mark’s Church in the Bowery until the lower …

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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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