POSTS IN CATEGORY : History

July 6, 2018 History, In the News

On the 4th of July, we commemorate the birth of our country and the tenets upon which it was founded: freedom and independence. The Statue of Liberty has become a…

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February 27, 2018 History, In the News

6sqft is a great site for information on New York City’s past, new architectural designs, and hot real estate deals. If you haven’t subscribed to its daily newsletter, you should on…

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February 22, 2018 Happenings, History

It has been nearly two years since an Easter Eve fire raced through St. Sava, destroying the historic and architectural landmark. So severe was the damage that supports had to…

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February 20, 2018 History, In the News, Restaurants

After 10 years in the Meatpacking District, Scarpetta has found a new home in NoMad. The favorite Italian dining destination almost moved to NoMad 10 years ago, but owner John Meadow…

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February 15, 2018 Deals, History, In the News

Developed by Madison Equities, 212 Fifth is a standout building with the iconic New York telephone exchange “212” for its address. What could be more New York? Well, maybe its $74 million…

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February 13, 2018 Deals, History

  The week of February 5th saw the unveiling of the completely reimagined James Hotel with 360 guest rooms, 28 suites, two penthouses and 5,000 sq. ft. of meeting space — all…

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February 9, 2018 History, Nightlife

NoMad has a long tradition of hard drinking dating back to the Gilded Age. Today our neighborhood has a kaleidoscope of bars . . . rooftop, country, jazz, wine, whiskey, specialty…

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January 16, 2018 History, In the News

  New York City’s Landmark Preservation Commission wasted no time in setting a date to consider landmark status for The Seville Hotel (now the James Hotel) and the Emmet Building.…

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December 21, 2017 History, Restaurants

HENRY is the latest bistro to open its doors in our neighborhood, where it seems a new spot opens every other day. This one is special in focusing on group…

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© DAVID LUBARSKY — ALL RIGHTS RESERVED On Monday, October 2, business leaders and luminaries from the NoMad District and beyond gathered at the Gansevoort Park Hotel to celebrate the…

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June 19, 2017 History

On Sunday, June 25th the Pride March will stream through the streets of NoMad, celebrating the huge advances the LBGTQ community has made in the past 50 years.  Many of those…

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May 15, 2017 History

The Redbury Hotel 29th East 29th Street   Part V: Headquarters of the Women’s Suffrage Movement   The Birthplace of the Interurban Woman Suffrage Council On August 18, 2020, The Redbury…

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May 10, 2017 History

The Redbury Hotel 29th East 29th Street Part IV: Famous People at the Redbury Renowned as the only hotel for women at the beginning of the 20th Century, the Martha Washington Hotel (now…

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May 2, 2017 History

The Redbury Hotel 29th East 29th Street   Part 3: Sensational News Clips from the Martha Washington   If the walls of The Redbury could talk, they would have a lot of…

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April 24, 2017 History

The Redubury Hotel 29th East 29th Street   Part 2: Fun Anecdotes from the Martha Washington   In its early days, The Redbury (then known as the Martha Washington) was respected…

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