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Map art by Barbara Macfarlane, represented by Rebecca Hossack Art Gallery 

April, 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the designation of the Greenwich Village Historic District, and GVSHP has big plans in store. Throughout 2019, GVSHP will be conducting programs and releasing research and tools to help highlight the critical importance and rich history of the Greenwich Village Historic District (read the designation report here). Read Exec. Dir. Andrew Berman’s posts about the Greenwich Village Historic District here.

Sign Up Here to Receive Updates about the Greenwich Village Historic District 50th!

Upcoming GVHD50 Programs:

Greenwich Village Historic District TheaterJam
Monday, March 25, 6:30pm
The Cherry Lane Theatre, 38 Commerce Street

Learn more here, and sign up for our waitlist!

Greenwich Village Historic District 50th Anniversary Celebration and Open House Weekend!

Washington Square Park Celebration
Saturday, April 13 from 12:00-3:00pm in Garibaldi Plaza

Historic District Open House Weekend
Saturday, April 13 - Sunday, April 14

Click here for the full weekend schedule and promotions, to sign up for registration-required GVHD50 happenings, and more!

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Celebrate the golden anniversary of the Greenwich Village Historic District with us, with a joyous celebration in Washington Square Park featuring folk and jazz music, art-making and activities, speakers, and festivities!

This celebration will kick off our GVHD50 Open House weekend. Our friends and partners from local cultural, educational, religious, and civic groups and small businesses will join us in the park to celebrate the big 5-0, offering special opportunities and access to many of the treasures of the historic district and will be opening their doors to the public with special tours, access, activities, and deals. 

Past GVHD50 Programs:

Greenwich Village Historic District 50: The Making of the Greenwich Village Historic District
Monday, January 28, 6:30pm at the Church of Saint John's in the Village
See video here, and photos here.

Greenwich Village Historic District 50th: The Work Behind the District's Designation
Monday, March 11, 7:00pm at the Church of Saint John's in the Village
See video here, and photos here.

Check back for details, and see our list of partners below!


Greenwich Village Chelsea Chamber of Commerce

Historic Districts Council

Washington Square Park

Programming Partners

New York Preservation Archive Project

Neighborhood Preservation Center

Salmagundi Arts Club

St. John's in the Village Church


305 Fitness

Abingdon Square Park and Conservancy

AIDS Memorial/St. Vincent’s Triangle Park

American Tap Dance Foundation


Arthur's Tavern

The Asian/Pacific/American Institute at
New York University

Axis Theatre Company

Bus Stop Cafe

Center for the Living City

Cherry Lane Theatre

Christopher Street Tours


Church of the Ascension

The Church of Saint Luke in the Fields

City and Country School

C.O. Bigelow

Corner Bistro

Deutsches Haus

The Edward Hopper Studio

First Presbyterian Church

Food Tours of NY

Glucksman Ireland House NYU

Greenwich House

Greenwich Village Chamber Singers

HB Studio / Uta Hagen

IRT Theater 

James Beard House and Foundation

Jefferson Market Garden

Jefferson Market Library

Joffrey Ballet School

Joyce Gold History Tours of NY

Julius' Bar

Jussara Lee

La Maison Francaise, NYU

The LGBT Center

LiLac Chocolates

Literary Pub Crawls

Little Owl

Lucille Lortel Theater

Manhattan Sideways

McNulty's Tea and Coffee Co., Inc.

Merriweather Coffee + Kitchen

Mezzrow Jazz Club

Municipal Arts Society

The New School

The New York Landmarks Conservancy

New York Studio School

North Square Restaurant

Northwell Health Center / Lenox Health


Oscar's Place

Rattlestick Theater

Sheridan Square Triangle Association

Smalls Jazz Club

Some Good Beer

The Spaniard

St. John’s Lutheran Church

Stonewall Inn

Teich Toys & Books

Three Lives & Company

Ty's Bar

Urban Archive

The Village Alliance

The Village Trip

Village Vanguard

Washington Square Hotel

Washington Square Park Conservancy

Waverly Diner

West 13th Street Alliance

Wilfie & Nell










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