Greenwich Village is home to many civic, community, arts, music, theater and education organizations. The rich history and charming architectural styles of the Village make this one of the most culturally diverse neighborhoods in New York. Visit the Greenwich Village-Chelsea Chamber Of Commerce (GVCCC) to learn about the various organizations and businesses within the community. The GVCCC has been providing valuable services to the community for over 60 years by promoting advocacy, networking and educating businesses and individuals about life in the Village.
The Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation (GVSHP), a 501-c 3 organization, was created in 1980 to preserve the architectural and cultural history of both Greenwich and East Village and NoHo. This area reflects many cultures that converged here and contributed to its unique feel and charm. GVSHP serves Greenwich Village residents and city officials to preserve the beautiful historical architecture and the various landmarks throughout the area. Thanks to GVSHP, Greenwich Village will retain its unique charm and appeal for many generations to embrace and enjoy.
Greenwich House, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides social services as well as arts and education programs to enrich New Yorkers’ lives. This mission is not so different from the purpose of Greenwich House in the early 1900’s when it assisted New York immigrants as they adjusted to their new lives in America. Greenwich House provides recovery counselorsfor New Yorkers that are overcoming chemical dependencies by promoting self-sufficiency. Greenwich House has provided affordable music education for over the last century. The Greenwich House Pottery, which is an internationally recognized ceramics center, is home to The Jane Hartsook Gallery that hosts ongoing exhibits and The Pottery’s Storefront Gallery promoting ceramic artists. These contemporary ceramics can be viewed and purchased at our online pottery store.