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Blog and other History Pieces
Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney in 1920, from GVSHP’s blog
Did you know that every day, GVSHP’s blog is updated with new pieces about our neighborhood’s fascinating history, architecture, businesses and people? You can find out about current issues, recent past trivia, and deeply buried history every day as we explore what makes Greenwich Village, the East Village, and NoHo such incredible places. Recent posts include our new series ‘Beyond the Village and Back’ The Lasting Imprint of Stuyvesant Street, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney’s Rich and Varied Legacy, and Mixed But Positive News on Chain Stores for the New Year. Explore them all here.
You can also take a deeper dive with our weekly history pieces in 6sqft. Recent pieces have included The West Village Church That Threw A Presidential Election, What lies below: NYC’s forgotten and hidden graveyards, Jewish gangsters, jazz legends, and Joy Division: The evolution of the Ukrainian National Home, and Iconic album covers of Greenwich Village and the East Village: Then and now. Read them all here.
Former Thirteenth Street Presbyterian Church, from GVSHP’s 6sqft Column