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Continuing Education

This spring we will be offering our continuing education program virtually. State real estate continuing education credit will be granted for participation.

Shake up your usual continuing education routine! Taught by a talented and knowledgeable mix of professionals in the field, you will learn about historic preservation, the NYC Landmark Law, and practical tips for brokers; the influence of Classical architecture on the stylistic development of townhouses, apartment buildings, and tenements; the evolution of regulatory reforms and zoning laws that shaped urban design and building types in the context of socio-economic, cultural, and political forces; and the realities of working with the Department of Buildings (DOB) and other NYC regulatory bodies today.

This distance learning course includes virtual walking tours of Village neighborhoods and includes visits to the Merchant’s House Museum and the Eldridge Street Synagogue.

For the first time we are now offering special rates for non-real estate brokers who do not need to obtain the continuing education credits. If you sign up for this rate you will not receive the Department of State certification.  

The Architectural and Cultural Heritage of Greenwich Village, the East Village, and Lower East Side

Spring 2020- 22.5 Hours-
Tuesday, May 5
Thursday, May 7
Tuesday, May 12
Thursday, May 14
Thursday, May 21

See a detailed class schedule here.

Includes required 3 hours of fair housing instruction and 1 hour of agency law. 





$215 - Real Estate Rate for Village Preservation Member
$265 - Real Estate Rate for non-members (includes membership in Village Preservation)
$75- Non Real Estate Rate for Village Preservation Member*
$125 - Non- Real Estate Rate for non-members (includes membership in Village Preservation)*    

*These class participants will not receive Department of State certification.  

Scholarships are available

Please read Village Preservation’s administrative policy below before registering.

Administrative Policies — Please Read

Registration Cancellation/Refund Policies:  Cancellations must be received in writing at GVSHP a minimum of six business days prior to the start of the course to receive a refund. A $25 service fee will be assessed on any refunded monies. NO REFUNDS or CREDIT will be given for NO-SHOWS.
Course Cancellation Policy:  Village Preservation reserves the right to cancel the course if a minimum enrollment of 15 is not met.

Continuing Education Requirements: All real estate licensees must take 22½ hours of NYS continuing education credits every 2 years in order to maintain their license. Effective for renewals on or after July 1, 2008, the 22½ hours of required continuing education credit must include at least three hours of instruction pertaining to fair housing and/or discrimination in the sale or rental of real property or an interest in real property.

Course Requirements/Completion: No licensed person shall receive credit for any course or course module presented in a class-room setting if he or she is absent from the classroom, during any instructional period, for a period or periods totaling more than 10 percent of the time prescribed for the course. Once the course is completed and all requirements are met, certificates will be sent via mail within 5-10 business days. Village Preservation also informs the Department of State upon completion of a course.  However, the student is responsible for the renewal of their license with the Department of State.

Admission Policy: The Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation promotes equal opportunity and prohibits discriminatory practices against any protected classes under the law.


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