Built around 1920 and designed by renowned theater and cinema architect Thomas White Lamb at Prince and Greene Streets, Prince Street Station always seemed too grand a post office for our dirty little neighborhood.
You may have seen Marty around SoHo recently selling lovely bags, jewelry, and hats with his wife. Whereas now Marty's customers must come to him, in the 1970's it was decidedly the other way around when Marty was one of a few seltzer deliverymen (there were no women) who revived the practice of door-to-door seltzer delivery at a time when it had already disappeared into history.
Apr 09 2011
The SoHo Memory Project celebrates the history of SoHo as a New York City neighborhood.