Report from the Rally Against the Condo-Hotel

from the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation, BIG CROWD RALLIES AGAINST TRUMP SOHO CONDO-HOTEL: Over 100 demonstrators,including Assemblymember Deborah Glick, City Council Zoning Subcommittee Chair Tony Avella, and representatives of City Councilmember Alan Gerson joined GVSHP, the SoHo Alliance, and more than a dozen community groups for a press conference this Sunday calling […]

Demostration this Sunday against the Trump SoHo Condo-Hotel

DEMONSTRATION THIS SUNDAY, MARCH 4, at 1 pm AGAINST THE 45-STORY TRUMP SOHO ‘CONDO-HOTEL’ at Spring and Varick Streets * Tell the City to Stop Helping Trump and Start Protecting Our Neighborhoods and Enforcing Our Zoning Rules COME TO THE DEMONSTRATION: Please join us this Sunday, March 4 at 1 pm at Spring and Varick […]

Trump's at it again! Get ready to demonstrate on Sunday

Trump Caught Yet Again!: GVSHP has found the developers of the planned Trump SoHo Condo-Hotel yet again advertising their development as a ‘residence’ with ‘living spaces,’ in spite of explicit zoning restrictions prohibiting such a use, and repeated assurances from the City that this development would not violate the zoning for the area. GVSHP and […]

More Details about Albee Square Mall

From the New York Times February 13, 2007Deal Would Triple the Size of the Albee Square Mall in Brooklyn and Add a High-RiseBy ANDY NEWMAN The Downtown Brooklyn shopping plaza formerly known as the Albee Square Mall will soon undergo yet another incarnation: It will be razed, rebuilt at triple the size and topped with […]

Report on a Chelsea Blog about the GTS Proposal

Community Board 4 Votes Against General Theological Seminary’s Luxury Condo Development on 9th Ave. The full board of Community Board 4, after hours of speeches, voted to approve the resolution against the General Theological Seminary’s application to built a 15 story luxury condo on their 9th Ave. property. Before the meeting, we didn’t have any […]

What Bill Moyers Said to Barbara Deb

A Landmark 76 Exclusive: History in the Making.Statement, in part, by Bill Moyers to Louise Mirrer and Barbara Debs.8:55PM: Wednesday 1/31/07: at the 4th U meeting.___________________________________________ “Question? I would like to ask Miss Debs (Barbara Knowles Debs, former NYHS president holding the stage mic) a question” “My name is Bill Moyers.” (The room drew applause […]

Just Say "No" to the New-York Historical Society's Trojan Horse

THE NEW-YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETY’S TROJAN HORSE: JUST SAY “NO!” Recently, we reported on the New-York Historical Society’s weak attempt to hide the 280-foot elephant in the room at a so-called “Town Hall” meeting held on January 31. Despite an earlier email dispatch from the Historical Society claiming “that proceeds from the residential portion of our […]