Recently, I came across three short films about SoHo, Ingrid Wiegand’s “Walking,” Ming Mur-Ray’s “Surviving SoHo,” and Paul Tschinkel’s “SoHo Stories – Colette and Cindy Sherman.” Each illustrates in its own way what it was about artists’ SoHo that allowed it to flourish, albeit briefly, before gentrification crept in—a happy coincidence that presents an interesting glimpse into the everyday lives of four artists that shows us a little bit about what made artists’ SoHo tick. Read more>>
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.
In honor of the SoHo Playgroup Reunion taking place this month, I am posting about SoHo's unique preschool. Our second such reunion, the "kids," now around 50 years old, and their parents, most of whom are into their 70's, will be getting together to have a potluck lunch full of reminiscing and catching up.
Apr 01 2017
The SoHo Memory Project celebrates the history of SoHo as a New York City neighborhood.