Updates on St. Vincent's Plan & the South Village landmarking efforts

from the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservationhttp://www.gvshp.org/ St. Vincent’s/Rudin Plan Public Meeting: St. Vincent’s Hospital will be hosting its “Community Working Group” on Wednesday, November 14th at 6:30 pm in its Cronin Cafeteria, 170 W. 12th Street. These meetings are open to the public and provide an opportunity to hear from the hospital and […]

St. Vincent's Plan Revealed, NYU Long Term Plans, the Truth about Trump and more

St. Vincent’s/Rudin Development Plan Unveiled: On Wednesday, St. Vincent’s Hospital and developers the Rudin family unveiled their initial draft plans for a new hospital and several new luxury housing developments on the current St. Vincent’s Hospital site. The plan is to tear down all eight of their current hospital buildings east of 7th Avenue, and […]

Fall and Winter Programs from GVSHP

Our Little Italies: Past, Present, and FutureA lecture with Dr. Jerome Krase Tuesday, October 23Judson Memorial Church Meeting Hall239 Thompson Street6:30-8:00 p.m. Free. Reservations required. In this illustrated talk, Prof. Jerry Krase, Murray Koppelman Professor and Professor Emeritus at Brooklyn College, discusses the transformation of “Little Italies” throughout the United States. Once vital and vibrant […]

Learn how to Care for Landmark Properties and Gardnes

The Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation Presents: Getting it Right: From Historic Properties to Urban LandscapesSponsored by Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Janet Younkman and Jason Auerbach, Private Mortgage Bankers An enlightening series on Wednesday evenings sharing successful strategies for renovation, restoration, and gardening in New York’s historic neighborhoods, featuring prominent keynote speakers, and panels […]

Modernist Building Threatened in the Village

From New York Magazine’s Daily Intelligencer Albert Ledner Defends His White Elephant Can St. Vincent’s Medical Center’s O’Toole Building be saved? Moderinist mavens hope so, and many of them, in chunky art-director glasses, gathered in Chelsea last night to hear its architect, Albert Ledner, 83, defend it. Ledner designed two nautical-themed New York buildings for […]

September Programs from GVSHP

Foods of the South Village and SoHo: A Walking (and Eating) TourSaturday, September 15; 12:15-3:30 p.m.Meeting place announced upon reservation.$25 GVSHP Members; $40 All others Space is Limited. Advance payment required for reservation.Please send checks payable to GVSHP to: 232 E. 11th Street; New York, NY 10003.To pay by credit card, please visit www.gvshp.org/events.htm Come […]

Jane Jacobs' Vision Lives on in West Village Houses

From the New York Sun West Village Houses a Monument to a 1960s Development BattleBy JULIA VITULLO-MARTINSpecial to the SunAugust 30, 2007 Few strategic victories have been memorialized in such an unprepossessing, undecorated fashion as Jane Jacobs’s vanquishing of Robert Moses’s effort to alter the makeup of Greenwich Village in the 1960s. The West Village […]

Updates from Greenwich Village

from the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation, www.gvshp.org Trump ‘Condo-Hotel’: Papers have been filed with the New York City Department of Buildings challenging the legality of the permits granted by the City for construction of the 45-story Trump ‘Condo-Hotel’ at Spring and Varick Streets. GVSHP is working closely with the SoHo Alliance and other […]

St. Vincent's Chooses Pei As Architect for New Hospital

From the Villager St. Vincent’s picks architect for hospital building By Albert Amateau St. Vincent’s Hospital last week introduced the international architectural firm of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners as the designer of its proposed new hospital in Greenwich Village. The Aug. 1 announcement came at a meeting of the Community Working Group that St. […]

Updates from Greenwich Village in Photos, Videos and Words

An op-ed published in the Villager newspaper by GVSHP Executive Director Andrew Berman regarding NYU’s 25-year strategic plan, and the need for the university to find locations outside of the Village/NoHo/East Village if they are to continue to expand. GVSHP and a coalition of community groups, community boards, and elected officials have called upon NYU […]