SoHo Memory Project celebrates the history of SoHo as a New York City neighborhood. Our mission is to preserve SoHo’s past so that present generations understand our neighborhood’s rich history and can make informed decisions as we shape its future. SoHo Memory Project is a 501c3 nonprofit.
Yukie Ohta (Founder) is an archivist, collage artist, and SoHo native. She still lives on Mercer Street, in the building where she formed her earliest SoHo memories.
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The SoHo Memory Project Mobile Museum navigates the bustling urban environment of today’s SoHo while showing us a glimpse of its past. Using unconventional media, it chronicles the evolution of SoHo from farmland to high-end retail hub, charting its cycles of development and thus placing current day SoHo in the context of New York City’s history.