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Strange Bedfellows Happened on West 9th Street: Ida Tarbell, Hans Hofman, and Margot Gayle

When conducting research for our Greenwich Village Historic District 1969-2019 Maps and Tours, we discovered that investigative journalist Ida Tarbell, artist Hans Hofmann, and one of our favorite preservationists, Margot Gayle, all lived in the same building at 38-44 West …

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Strange Bedfellows: Stanford White and Diane Arbus

Today we begin a new blog series, Strange Bedfellows, where we take a look at unlikely pairs or assortments of noteworthy people who lived or spent time in surprisingly close proximity to one another in our neighborhoods. The St. Mark’s …

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The Mexican First Lady and a Jewish Anarcho-Feminist Walk Into An East Village Tenement…

…well, it almost happened that way. The Village and East Village have historically been home to all sorts of strange bedfellows. ¬†Today we look at one of the most unusual such pairings, two people whose paths crossed just around the …

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