Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Historic Preservation Society's Oral History Project

In a new oral history project on its website, the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation, which is lobbying for historic district designation for the South Village, looks back over the decades at well-known preservation efforts in the area, including several urban planners' campaigns to prevent Robert Moses from extending Fifth Avenue through Washington Square Park.

Washington Square Park in 1950

-posted by Liana Grey

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