2017 Village Awards Discuss Preservation and Honor Remarkable Institutions

GVSHP’s work matters more now than ever. It is the greatest force standing between the village and those who would disregard rich history to cash in on lucrative real estate. Managed improperly, the development of luxury hotels and apartment buildings will destroy what made them so desirable in the first place: the sweat, culture and inspiration from millions of immigrants.

"2017 Village Awards Discuss Preservation and Honor Remarkable Institutions"

Remembering the “King of the Bowery”: the Mixed Legacy of “Big Tim” Sullivan

In promotion for her forthcoming book, about The Bowery, author Alice Sparberg Alexiou gave an engaging and detailed illustrated talk about one of the notorious thoroughfare’s eponymous anti-heroes: the colorful, charismatic, and corrupt Tammany Hall boss of everything below 14th Street.…

"Remembering the “King of the Bowery”: the Mixed Legacy of “Big Tim” Sullivan"