Urban Archive hosts the Greenwich Village Scavenger Hunt with Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation and Village Alliance


Washington Mews

Assemble your team and get ready to hunt and explore the heart of Greenwich Village! On this guided contest, match old photos with current locations, and discover where the past and present meet. Instructions will kick off the hunt and, when we meet back up, prizes will be awarded to the top three teams.

Urban Archive is a location-based mobile platform that holds many digital collections, including GVSHP’s Historic Image Archive, which will be featured in this hunt. The app is built for discovery, and for empowering New Yorkers to learn about history where it happened.

Note: Urban Archive is only compatible with iPhone systems. As long as someone on your team has an iPhone, you’re good to go! Find Urban Archive’s new and improved version in the App Store.
Co-sponsored by Urban Archive and the Village Alliance 
This event is outdoors and sidewalk accessible


Prizes will be awarded to the top three teams.

Septmber 15, 2018, 2:00pm

Greenwich Village
Roughly 2 miles of walking.

Starting Location
Washington Mews between 5th Ave and University Pl.

1-4 people per team.

What do you need?
At least 1 team member with an iPhone (iOS 10.0+)
Urban Archive App (download here)
Comfortable walking shoes

2:00 - 2:30pm: Registration
2:30 - 2:45pm: Team instructions
2:45pm: Begin scavenger hunt!
4:00pm: Meet at the final location
4:00 - 5:00pm: Scoring, prizes and drinks

Click here for registration and more details!

This event is FREE!