131 Charles Street.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission yesterday designated two additional historic districts in Greenwich Village yesterday: an extension of the Greenwich Village Historic District, nearly three blocks between Greenwich and Washington streets from Christopher to Perry streets; and the Weehawken Street Historic District, between Christopher and along Weehawken Street.
The Greenwich Village Society Read More
Paul White, the executive director of Transportation Alternatives, writes in on the death of Jane Jacobs, and, appropriately enough, uses the occassion to promote a car-free Central Park, one of Jacobs’ latest causes.
And Andrew Berman, executive director of the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation, passses on a eulogy to the Village’s departed éminence Read More
122 Greenwich Avenue.
On Tuesday, the Landmarks Preservation Commission declined to make a decision regarding 122 Greenwich Avenue, at Eighth Avenue and 13th Street in the Village. According to City Realty and other attendees, there was much back and forth, with some residents–and the New York Landmarks Conservancy and the NYC Chapter of Read More
Yesterday, the Board of Standards and Appeals gave the go-ahead to continue construction on an eight-story residential development at 163 Charles Street in the far West Village.
The neighborhood was recently down-zoned after a concerted push by area residents and activist groups, most notably the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation. Read More
The dissolution of the marriage between investor and art collector Adam Lindemann and his socialite wife, Elizabeth, has already played out in the gossip columns.
The next bit of tidying-up: the prewar co-op the couple shared at 730 Park Avenue. During the first week of 2006, Serena Boardman and Brucie Boalt, of Sotheby’s International Realty, Read More
The Board of Standards and Appeals approved Related Companies’ plan to build a 190-foot, 160,000-square-foot residential tower at the site of the Superior Ink factory at Bethune and West streets in Greenwich Village earlier today.
This is a partial victory for the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation, which has been lobbying the Read More
Last week, The Observer reported on the ongoing battle in the West Village that has entangled artist Julian Schnabel at 360 West 11th Street, as well as, Richard Meier’s partners at 166 Perry Street. Mr. Schnabel’s proposed 110-foot addition to his three-story stable building particularly infuriated neighbors and preservationists.
The City Council passed Read More
A collective sigh of relief could be heard emanating from New York University’s Kaufman Management Center last Thursday, April 21, as Community Board 2 finally voted on, and passed, a resolution supporting the first phase of the long-awaited and endlessly debated renovation of Washington Square Park.
The restoration, if finally approved by the city’s Landmarks Read More