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Tell the Truth About the Provincetown Playhouse — Join us for an informational picket noon 12/11

Please join GVSHP, the Historic Districts Council, Greenwich Village Block Associations, representatives of NYU’s clerical, administrative, and technical staff, and many others outside NYU’s Provincetown Playhouse “Open House” tomorrow, Saturday December 11 at noon for an informational picket. While NYU claims the demolition of the historic Provincetown Playhouse and Apartments is about preservation and was supported by the community, the truth is very different.

NYU actually demolished more than 94% of the Provincetown Playhouse and Apartments building, a historic treasure ruled eligible for the State and National Register of Historic Places, to replace it with law school offices. Then the university broke its word about the tiny piece of the building which it did promise to preserve, secretly demolishing parts of its 170 year old walls and failing to re-use or restore promised historic elements of the theater.

We will be handing out flyers and holding up signs so attendees to the Open House know the truth, and NYU is not allowed to whitewash its history.

If you plan to attend, please contact us, and join us at noon in front of 133 MacDougal Street, between West 3rd and West 4th Streets. Bring signs, friends, and neighbors!

For more information, CLICK HERE or HERE.

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