Tag: West Side Highway

Westbeth Photographer Shelley Seccombe Documents the Greenwich Village Waterfront Since 1970

When the Westbeth complex was converted to the first subsidized housing for artists in the United States fifty years ago, the great photographer Shelley Seccombe was one of the first tenants to move in. Over the course of her career, …

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All we want for the holidays is TO SAVE OUR NEIGHBORHOOD!

It’s the case every year – what we want for the holidays, much like every other time of year, is to save our neighborhood. On a very cold December 20, 2004, that was exactly our message when GVSHP hosted a …

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October 11, 2005: City Approves Far West Village Rezoning

On October 11, 2005, the Far West Village rezoning plan was unanimously approved and adopted. GVSHP had led the fight for this plan to protect a vulnerable part of the Village. Here’s the story: In early 2004, following our successful …

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My Personal Remembrance of 9/11

For a few days after the terrorist attack on September 11, 2001, life in Greenwich Village was far from normal. I remember having to walk north of 14th Street just to get a newspaper and basic supplies from a convenience …

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