Ever since I put out a call for SoHo photos, I've received all kinds of images, of people, places, events from the 1970s through the present. I've included a selection below, the beginning of what I hope turns into a much larger collection that encompasses as many SoHo stories as possible.
Happy summer everyone! Thanks to all of you who have shared their SoHo stories over the years (those of you who have not yet filled one out, click on the link above to submit one). It’s been great to read your memories of old SoHo. I thought I’d share some of them here anonymously.
I think it’s safe to say that everyone in the neighborhood feels that the NYU Coles Sports and Recreation Center is an eyesore. The windowless, colorless, characterless building that spans the west side of Mercer Street from Houston to Bleecker Street is not only ugly, but the land in front of it, the dog park on the corner and the playground just north of it, whose gates have been chained shut for as long as I can remember, is sinking and is forever in need of repair.
Apr 01 2014
The SoHo Memory Project celebrates the history of SoHo as a New York City neighborhood.