Sean Sweeney, Director of the SoHo Alliance, recently shared his fabulous collection of postcards from SoHo restaurants with me (he is an avid postcard collector). Some of the restaurants are long gone, some recently gone, some still hanging on. I thought this would be a great way to close out the year. Tune in next month for a deeper dive into some of our favorite eateries. Cheers, bon appétit, and see you in 2019!
SoHo Memory Project is pleased to announce two new initiatives that present SoHo’s extraordinary history, from the 19th century through the present day. Also included, the City's SoHo/NoHo Chinatown Up-zoning plan. Read more>>
Happy summer! It’s time once again for a roundup of SoHo summer reading recommendations. I've compiled a list of six novels set at least in part in SoHo that bring our beloved neighborhood to life via fiction. There’s something here for everyone, and as a bonus, I’ve included two books about growing up in 1970’s New York City for all you SoHo kids.
A while back, StoryCorps invited SMP to record conversations about old SoHo at their StoryBooth in Foley Square. Among the pairs of people I brought with me were longtime friends artist Joyce Kozloff andElizabeth Weatherford, founder of the Film and Video Center at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian. This forty-minute interview conducted in the StoryCorps signature format, a conversation between two people who know each other well, is a treasure trove of stories about two young women making their way to SoHo in the early 1970s and what happened during the forty-plus years that followed. Read more>>
Everyday Life in SoHo
Apr 01 2021
The SoHo Memory Project celebrates the history of SoHo as a New York City neighborhood.