On June 28, 2011, in an action covered by local media, Community Board 1 of Manhattan (the southernmost part of Lower Manhattan below Canal Street) unanimously voted to request that the Landmarks Preservation …Read More →
One of Save Washington Street’s chief goals is to collect artifacts from around the world related to Washington Street. These artifacts could be anything from business documents, to peddling equipment, to books and jewelry. …Read More →
The international media attention toward this campaign and the New York City Landmarks Commission’s uncertain decision regarding the final buildings on Washington Street is growing. In recent days, both the BBC World Service (Jane O’Brien) …Read More →
On January 2, 2012, The New York Times published this excellent story by David W. Dunlap about the Save Washington Street campaign. It touches on Carl’s ancestry and my own evolved interest into Little …Read More →
As part of the celebratory activities for the 100th anniversary of Ameen Rihani’s The Book of Khalid, an Arab-American novel about Washington Street which influenced this campaign’s establishment, I just returned from a three-week …Read More →
With the exception of three remaining buildings on Washington Street, Little Syria has been physically erased for quite some time now. The memories, stories, newspaper articles, and iconic images that …Read More →
Please join Ambassador Antoine Chedid of Lebanon and Journalist Rami Khouri at a special event at the main building on Fifth Avenue! Speakers will discuss this important occasion, and a plaque for Rihani, sponsored by …Read More →
This presentation was developed and published for presentation by Mary Dierickx for the Historic Preservation Consulting for Friends Of The Lower West Side.
There is currently more research being done on this building and the …Read More →
This link will take you to a PDF file of the history of 103 Washington Street – Saint George’s Church. It is very detailed and consists of twenty five pages. After reading this, you will …Read More →
“Just what is Washington Street, and why do we want to save it?
This group is dedicated to preserving, remembering, and honoring a forgotten neighborhood in Lower Manhattan. The rich …Read More →