For #JanesWalk2020, join Village Preservation’s Director of Research and Preservation for a “tour” of Jane Jacobs’ Far West Village. Learn about the history, architecture, and zoning of the Far West Village including the Gansevoort Market Historic District, Westbeth, West Village Houses, and more. This area was slated for demolition, but was saved by the community activism of Jane Jacobs and her community. As we carry on Jane’s mission in saving the Far West Village, we’ll explore this rich neighborhood and end with Jane’s historic home at 555 Hudson Street.
Sarah Bean Apmann has worked as an architectural historian in historic preservation for the past twenty years. She received her BA in History from Lehigh University and her MS in Historic Preservation from Columbia University.
This digital “tour” is part of #JanesWalkNYC’s 2020 #JanesWalkatHome.