37th GVSHP Annual Meeting and 27th Village Awards
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 6:30 pm
The Auditorium, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall 66 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011
Join us for the 37th Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation's Annual Meeting and 27th Village Awards. This fun and free event followed by a reception will be held at the landmarked New School Auditorium at 66 West 12th Street. The New School is co-hosting the event.
The Village Awards recognize the people, places, and organizations which make a significant contribution to the quality of life in Greenwich Village, the East Village, and NoHo, while our Annual Meeting provides an opportunity to report upon the organization’s work and accomplishments over the last year.
We are proud to announce this year's Village Awardees:
- B & H Dairy – A culinary delight, cultural melting pot and East Village mainstay at 127 2nd Avenue, open since 1938 and thriving after a five month closure following the 2015 Second Avenue gas explosion threatened its survival.
- Good Old Lower East Side (GOLES) – An innovative and dynamic grassroots neighborhood housing and preservation organization celebrating its 40th year, dedicated to tenants’ rights, homelessness prevention, economic development, and community revitalization.
- The Public Theater – A world-renowned cultural institution that breathed new life into the abandoned former Astor Library and Hebrew Aid Society at 425 Lafayette Street fifty years ago, the Public Theater advocates for the theater as an essential cultural force in creating dialogue on important issues of our day.
- Dinosaur Hill – An independently-owned and operated gift and toy store located at 306 East 9th Street, committed to purveying handmade wonderments, toys and clothes that challenge the mind, please the eye, and stimulate the senses.
- Patisserie Claude – A Village treasure at 187 West 4th Street, this little slice of Paris is known for its cozy atmosphere and incomparable French pastries.
- Frank Collerius – Branch manager of the Jefferson Market Library since 1999, Frank has helped turn the library into an irreplaceable educational, cultural, and community institution.
- Regina Kellerman Award Winner: Restoration of 30 7th Avenue – Lenox Health Greenwich Village/AIDS Memorial/St. Vincents Triangle Park. The restoration of the O’Toole Building and the creation of the new AIDS Memorial and St. Vincent’s Triangle Park have transformed this important Village intersection into a locus for peace, reflection, and much-needed health services.
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