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Village Preservation offers a variety of tools to help you learn more about the history and culture of our neighborhoods, help in the fight to preserve Greenwich Village, the East Village, and NoHo, and find out more about preservation in New York City and beyond. For more information about GVSHP’s specific preservation projects, please visit the preservation page.

Village Preservation Reports
Historic Image Archive
Historic District and Individual Landmark Designation Reports, Maps,and Photos
Village Preservation’s Blog: Off the Grid
Podcast: Off the Grid
Landmarks Applications Webpage
East Village Building Blocks
Village History
Research and Collections
Oral Histories
Preservation History Archive
Remembering the pioneers of Village preservation
On-line Neighborhood Tours/Information
Resources for Property Owners
Find the Elected Officials Who Represent You
Historic Preservation Resources Beyond the Village
League of Preservation Voters
Historic Preservation 101: What is a Landmark?
Landmarking 101: Common Misconceptions
Landmarking and Affordability: Help or Hindrance?
How to find out if your building is a landmark
Mapping Historical Photos From the NY Public Library

Village History:

Village history

Gay and lesbian history of the Village

Map of Civil Rights and Social Justice history in the Village

Map of Bob Dylan's Greenwich Village

Map of Trailblazing Women of the Village

Research and Collections:

Guide to researching the Village

Designation reports, photos, and maps of Village landmarks

Village Preservation’s Oral Histories

Pioneers of Greenwich Village preservation

Census data for Community Boards 2 and 3

Federal Houses Individually Landmarked, Designated in Historic Districts, and/or Listed on State & National Registers of Historic Places through Advocacy Efforts, 2003-2016

The Villager online archive 1933-present

Nineteenth-Century Dwelling Houses of Greenwich Village (1969)

On-line Neighborhood Tours/Information:

Far West Village virtual tour

Historic Gansevoort Market walking tour

South Village virtual tour

The Federal-Era rowhouse of Lower Manhattan

Interview with GVSHP Executive Director Andrew Berman and
  author Lorna Graham about the character and history of
  Greenwich Village

Interview with GVSHP Executive Director Andrew Berman about
   the state of historic preservation

Environmental Impact Statement—Proposed East Village/Lower
  East Side Rezoning, Oct. 2008: Text & Maps and Photos

Greenwich Village Historic District Density Map

GVSHP’s preservation projects

Resources for Property Owners:

Village Preservation’s Design Review Guidelines for Proposed New
  Construction, Alterations, and Demolition in Historic Districts

Landmarks Preservation Commission Permit Application Guide

Landmarks Preservation Commission Owner’s Guide

Application forms to work on a landmark building

Resources for finding a contractor, consultant, supplier, etc.

Financial resources for restoration of historic properties

Report on positive influence of landmarking on property values

The Building Next Door: The Impact of Construction on Adjacent Buildings

How to find out if your building is a landmark

NY Landmarks Conservancy’s Guide for Graffiti Removal


New Interactive Map: Greenwich Village Historic District 1969-2019 - Photos and Tours

Historic Greenwich Village maps

Greenwich Village Historic District Density Map

NYC Department of City Planning zoning map index

Landmarks Applications in Our Neighborhoods Map

Landmarks Preservation Commission Permit Application Finder

Map of GVSHP Accomplishments

Remembering The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire Map > > Map of Triangle Shirtwaist Fire Victims – Names, Residences, Background

Landmarks Preservation Commission Citywide Map > >  Map of All Designated NYC Landmarks and Historic Districts

LGBTQ Heritage Map (zoom in for local sites)

NYC Public Art Map and Guide

Civil Rights and Social Justice History in the Village

Bob Dylan's Greenwich Village

New York City Buildings Department Active Construction Map

Map of Trailblazing Women of the Village

Historic Preservation Resources Beyond the Village:

Community preservation organizations

City-wide preservation organizations

NYC agencies

Elected officials for the Village

State and National Preservation offices


Landmarks Conservancy Study on Economic Impact of Historic Preservation

Preservation Voters:

League of Preservation Voters

GVSHP offers an array of historic preservation and research resources.

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