From Gritty To Chic: The Transformation of New York City’s SoHo, 1962-1976

Urban renewal, deindustrialization, and gentrification gave new textures to New York City’s SoHo from the early 1960s to the mid-1970s. Individual and collective decisions stopped, slowed, or expedited these processes, and transformed an industrial district into an exuberant neighborhood. Paper by Stephen Petrus, ND.