Elaine Smollin

Elaine Smollin
Sat, 01/01/2022 - 14:21
When did you live in SoHo?


Where did you live in SoHo?

99 Spring Street and 535 Broadway

What was your occupation when you lived in SoHo?


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

Constant commitment to the future of art among so many dedicated artists of multiple generations The strong dynamic presence of African-American Soho visual art and music!

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

Toxic spaces

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

To report on the circumstances in East Europe at the End of the Cols War (in Vilnius)

What is your most vivid SoHo memory?

Architecture and Artistic commitment

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

We implored the City to better persevere the neighborhood. The departure of most of us who left was not voluntary.