The SoHo Artists Association (SAA), initially in order to legalize loft dwellings and fight to keep SoHo an affordable place for artists to work. Without the community organization and activism of residents, SoHo most certainly would not have evolved as it did. Luckily, the SAA and other groups willing to put in time and labor stepped up and fought for what they felt was rightly theirs.
FlatsFixed Gallery, named for signs posted in garage windows on the Lower East Side to convey its anti-art establishment focus, was the third gallery to open in SoHo after Reese Palley and Paula Cooper.
Jul 16 2011
The SoHo Memory Project celebrates the history of SoHo as a New York City neighborhood.