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City approves landmarking for south Village neighborhood

NYU's Vanderbilt Hall, which is in the South

(Credit: NYU's Vanderbilt Hall, which is in the South Village Historic District. (Getty))

The city's Landmarks Preservation Commission approved a 13-block section of Greenwich Village for landmarking.

Preservationists and residents have pushed for the South Village Historic District since 2006 to protect long standing businesses and residences from overdevelopment. The landmarked zone includes blocks just south of Washington Square Park between La Guardia Place and Sixth Avenue...

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