Following Up on Washington Square Park & Atlantic Avenue

Walentas ‘Independence’ plan back on trackBrooklyn Papers – Brooklyn,NY,USA Community Board 6 rejected the Walentas’s original plan for an 81-foot building in 2005, and the Landmarks Preservation Commission refused to give the company permission to demolish a smaller building on Atlantic Avenue, next to the property, in 2006.But it seems the kinks have been worked […]

Upcoming Programs from GVSHP

Spring Programs from the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation212.475.9585, www.gvshp.org In the Footsteps of Jane JacobsSt. Mark’s Church-in-the-Bowery Parish Hall131 East 10th Street at 2nd Avenue Thursday, March 16:30-8:00 p.m.Free.Reservations: (212) 614-9107 or email lbelfer@hdc.org Over 45 years after she successfully combated Robert Moses and his plan to build a massive thoroughfare through Washington […]

Welcome to the next big preservation battle in the Village

From the New York Times: February 10, 2007Greenwich Village Hospital Opts for Smaller but More EfficientBy RICHARD PÉREZ-PEÑA St. Vincent’s Hospital in Greenwich Village plans to build an entirely new hospital, probably across the street from its current site, and then sell most of its valuable real estate on Seventh Avenue to a developer. The […]