Upcoming Programs/Events

Gardens Tour with NYCCGC
Monday, July 11th at 6pm (rain date TBD)
Meeting place TBD
Free, RSVP required. Limit of 12 attendees. To register please call (212) 228-2781 or email npc@neighborhoodpreservationcenter.org.

Join us for a personal tour of  a Lower East Side community garden by the New York City Community Garden Coalition, led by Executive Director Aziz Dehkan and President of LUNGS Charles Krezell. NYCCGC has received a Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery funding to undertake a feasibility study and develop a Master Plan on best practices to capture storm water within the 47 community gardens of the Lower East Side. Gardens Rising, the working title of this study, includes many of the gardens that experienced severe flooding during Super Storm Sandy. The tour will explore the issues that these gardens face along with providing an opportunity to learn about storm water management projects by individual gardens.
 

Jane Jacobs Trivia Night
Tuesday, July 19th from 6:30 – 8pm
Burger Joint, 33 West 8th Street (between 5th Avenue and Avenue of the Americas)
Free, RSVP required. To register please call (212) 475-9585, ext. 35 or email rsvp@gvshp.org

Join us for an evening of friendly trivia competition, all Jane Jacobs! This program is a part of the Municipal Art Society’s Celebrating 100 Years of Jane Jacobs and will be hosted by special guest emcee, Jim O'Grady (@jimog), a Jane Jacobs guru! Help us to remember the centennial of her birth by learning more than you ever thought possible on the famous author and urban activist. A raffle will take place after trivia and will include prizes from local businesses. Drinks and food will be available for purchase at the venue. Presented by The Village Alliance, the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation, and the Neighborhood Preservation Center. 
 

Building History Detectives: Greenwich Village
Thursday, July 21st from 6:30 – 8pm
Washington Square Institute, 41 East 11th Street (between Broadway and University Place)
Free, RSVP required. To register please call (212) 475-9585, ext. 35 or email rsvp@gvshp.org

Become a Greenwich Village building history detective! Researcher Susan De Vries will guide the audience through the process of using various online resources available to find more details of a building’s architectural and social history. A take-home resource guide will also be distributed during the program. Presented by the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation and the Neighborhood Preservation Center.
 

10th & Stuyvesant Street Block Party
Saturday, September 10th from 10am – 6pm
East 10th Street between 2nd and 3rd Avenues
Free, no RSVP required.

Come visit our table and meet your neighbors at the 10th & Stuyvesant Streets Block Association's 45th Annual Block Party. The annual event raises awareness of the neighborhood's progress and also, funds for the upkeep of Abe Lebewohl Park & Triangle and the St. Mark's Historic District. The festive event features live jazz, local antiques, collectibles, vintage clothing and crafts vendors, as well as Veselka's tasty pierogi. We will be available to answer any questions you may have regarding historic building research.