Vivian Ricupero

Vivian Ricupero
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Tue, 10/23/2018 - 10:37
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When did you live in SoHo?

1974-1978

Where did you live in SoHo?

90 Prince Street

What was your occupation when you lived in SoHo?

Graphic Designer

What do you miss most about SoHo in the 1970s?

The Crazies, the desolation and the ingenious ways we would invent things and ways to deal with unconventional situations. Painting our sneakers to match our outfit, throwing keys out windows, yelling from street (no door bells), disposing of garbage ...

What do you miss least about SoHo in the 1970s?

The cold. My building still had 2 businesses in it, and us artist "did not exist". I got heat only during business hours! or if temp dropped below 20.

If you no longer live in SoHo, why did you leave?

evicted.

What is your most vivid SoHo memory?

Riding my bike down Prince in early morning on way to work and it was empty

Is there anything else you would like to add to your profile?

The art and music scene was amazing. You would run into so many dynamic budding people.