Join GVSHP on Columbus Day to call for the preservation of the South Village

Community leaders, preservationists, and elected officials to join in recognizing neighborhood’s special architectural, cultural, and social history, and to urge granting of historic district statusOn Monday, October 8th at 10:30 am, GVSHP and neighborhood leaders, elected officials, and Italian-American groups will gather at Father Demo Square (Bleecker and Carmine Streets at 6th Avenue) for a […]

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 […]

Village Federals Landmarked, MTA proposal still open for comment, CB 2 endorses South Village proposal

From the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation, Two More Federal-Era Houses GVSHP Fought to Protect Are Landmarked: Today the city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) voted unanimously to landmark two more surviving federal-era houses (1790-1835) of the thirteen that the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation (GVSHP) and the NY Landmarks Conservancy (NYLC) proposed […]

NYU Honors Its Word to Support Landmarking

From the Villager Historic reversal: After waffling for weeks, saying it didn’t support the full South Village Historic District as it’s being proposed, New York University has come out in support of the district boundaries as endorsed by the South Village Landmark Association (SoVilLa) and Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation. On June 11, Alicia […]

South Village Update; CB 2 to have second meeting

From the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation ( *SECOND HEARING and VOTE on SOUTH VILLAGE LANDMARKING PLAN at COMMUNITY BOARD on WED., JUNE 6 at 6:30 pm — please come to hearing or send letter in support Community Board #2’s Landmarks Committee will hold a second hearing and vote on the proposed South Village […]

More on South Village Preservation Efforts

Historic South Village in limboBy Justin Rocket Silverman, amNewYork Staff [email protected] May 21, 2007From 1820s Federal style homes, to the early 20th century site of one the city’s first lesbian bars, to the Beat poet cafes of the 1950s, the southern end of Greenwich Village is easily among the most unique slices of urban history […]

South Village Declared Eligible for S/NR; GVSHP to be Honored by Preservation League

From the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation, South Village District Eligible for State & National Register of Historic Places: As part of our ongoing campaign to preserve and honor the South Village, GVSHP has sought to place the proposed South Village Historic District on the State and National Register of Historic Places. Placement […]

Opposition to Hudson River Development & Support for South Village Landmarking

From the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation, GVSHP OPPOSES ‘VEGAS-ON-THE-HUDSON’ PROPOSAL: GVSHP has come out against Related Companies’ proposal for a 600,000 sq. ft., 10,000-seat, nearly $700 million multi-venue mega-entertainment complex on Pier 40 at Clarkson Street. Dubbed “Vegas-on-the-Hudson” by critics, GVSHP believes that Related’s ‘Performing Arts Center’ (PAC) proposal, which they describe […]