Greenwich Village

HDC Co-Founder Bronson Binger Dies, Judge Rules Against NYU Expansion on Parks

Judge Rules NYU Expansion Plan Builds on Parks! In an important legal ruling, NYS Supreme Court Judge Donna Mills found that elements of the proposed NYU expansion plan would build on land which has long be used as public parkland, although not officially designated as such. It is possible to build on parkland but the [...]

E-BULLETIN- Lawsuits, Court Days, and a new Historic District!

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL July 2013, Volume 10, Number 1   UPDATE ON PROTEST OVER LIBRARY SELL-OFFS AND CLOSINGS The Central Library Plan has had preservationist and scholars outraged for several months now but the reality of the situation is finally coming to light and New Yorkers are not happy. The reality is [...]

Six To Celebrate 2013 Launch Party Photos!

Thanks to everyone who came out last night to learn more about the 2013 Six to Celebrate neighborhoods we will be working with this year. Our intentions of bringing everyone together to connect, discover and educate one another on the preservation issues of theses neighborhoods was achieved.   HDC appreciates your continued support and dedication [...]

HDC E-bulletin: November Events; New Fall Series Panel Date!!

Nov 2011 Bulletin v3

Greenwich Village: Past, Present, and Future – An HDC Panel at MCNY

Greenwich Village: Past, Present, and Future Wednesday, June 8, 6:30 pm Museum of the City of New York 1220 Fifth Avenue The Village has been transformed over the centuries from farmland to row houses to tenements to luxury condominiums. How does a district that has long celebrated newcomers and defiant outsiders balance the old and [...]

HDC's New Maps!!

http://www.communitywalk.com/historic_districts_council/historic_districts_council/map/1007962 HDC’s new maps with our Six to Celebrate neighborhoods, Neighborhoods at risk, and recently designated districts. HDC is proud to work with so many diverse neighborhoods throughout New York City. View our website for information on these and other neighborhoods HDC is working with. http://hdc.org/  http://hdc.org/neighborhoodatrisk.htm

Winter Programs from GVSHP

John Sloan’s Greenwich VillageA lecture with John Loughery Wednesday, January 23Jefferson Market Library425 Avenue of the Americas6:30-8:00 p.m. Free. Reservations required. One of the most celebrated American realist painters of the early 20th century, John Sloan captured the character and pace of Greenwich Village in a way few artists were able to match. In this [...]

Gansevoort, St. Vincent’s, NoHo & South Village Updates

from the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservationhttp://www.gvshp.org/ Gansevoort Market Update: GVSHP continues the fight against the proliferation of illegal billboards in the Meatpacking District, and throughout our neighborhoods (see www.gvshp.org/GansvBlbd.htm ). We have some good news to report on that front – two illegal billboards we targeted have recently been removed. The first covered [...]

December Events from GVSHP

December Programs from the Greenwich Village Society for Historic PreservationPlease call 212.475.9585 x35 or e-mail rsvp@gvshp.org for reservations. A Village ChristmasA walking tour with Marilyn StultsSaturday, December 1Meet in front of the Washington Square Arch at 2:00pm; Tour ends at 4:00 p.m.$10 GVSHP Members; $15 All Others Advance payment required by Nov. 28th. To pay [...]

St. Vincent’s Must Build or City Is Doomed to Fail – from the NY Sun

Never let it be said that we don’t give air-time to the anti-landmarks crowd.Let St. Vincent’s BuildNew York Sun Staff EditorialNovember 13, 2007URL: http://www.nysun.com/article/66318 The blocks around St. Vincent’s Hospital in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village are full of the eclectic diversity that makes New York’s street life second to none. There is celebrated Israeli food at [...]

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