The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in New York City on March 25, 1911 was the deadliest industrial disaster in the history of the city, and one of the deadliest in US history.
On March 6, 1970 West 11th Street was rocked by a huge explosion at No.18, just what happened?
Greenwich Village has a deep African American history and at one time was home to the largest African American population in New York City. Throughout Black History Month we'll be featuring some the buildings and places that figure prominently in the African American history of both New York City and the United States.
From the mid-1800’s to late 1910’s Greenwich Village was home to New York City’s largest African-American community which centered around Minetta Lane, Minetta Street and Minetta Place, becoming known as “Little Africa”. The Village’s African-American roots actually stem back much further ...
The Hotel Lafayette on East 9th Street & University Place, 1937! The low cost version of its glitzier sister hotel across the street, the Brevoort, the Hotel Lafayette was best known for its café!
The Free & Independent Republic of Greenwich Village…it almost happened! 102 years ago today on January 23rd, 1917 six artists including Gertrude Dick, John Sloan and Marcel Duchamp covertly made their way past a patrol man and entered the side door of Washington Square Arch where they scaled the 110 steps to the top!
8th Street would never be the same when Jonny Cohen and Michael Lagnese opened up 8th Street Winecellar 10 years ago. In honor of their ten-year milestone, celebrate by reading Jonny's fascinating road to opening one of downtown's most popular bars.
Macdougal Street between West 8th Street and Washington Square North was renamed Norman Buchbinder Way, honoring the founder of Village Alliance and loving man who dedicated himself to revitalizing 8th Street and all of Greenwich Village.
This Presidents Day we take a look back at the Presidential history of Greenwich Village including Abraham Lincoln's famous speech at Cooper Union's Great Hall.
Jim Power's mosaic poles now stand proudly in their rightful homes at Astor Place, and we took the time this afternoon to honor Power's hard work and express everything that the poles mean to the neighborhood and its ever-evolving artistic culture.