Stories

Stories
Every SoHo story contributes to our collective memory. The more stories we tell, the closer we come to capturing the spirit of our community.
168 Stories
  • After a long and meticulous renovation and restoration, Fireman’s Hall, at 155 Mercer Street, opened as Dolce & Gabbana, the high-end Italian…

    Jun 04 2018

  • Did you know there was a Saint of SoHo? The Church of St. Alphonsus Liguori on West Broadway near Canal was demolished in 1981. After a failed…

    May 02 2018

  • 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…

    Mar 31 2018

  • These photos and their captions by artist Susan Fortgang capture Canal Street in the 1980's and 1990's when it was a lawless flea market free for…

    Mar 03 2018

  • If you haven’t heard yet, SoHo has a new “neighborhood improvement” group, an all-volunteer-run nonprofit called CleanUpSoHo dedicated to keeping…

    Feb 03 2018

  • This image gallery features a selection of advertisements placed in issues of the annual SoHo Guide, published by the SoHo Partnership. All of…

    Jan 06 2018

  • On Monday, October 23, 2017, I led a Community Conversation at the Mulberry Street branch of the New York Public Library on “SoHo in Transition.”…

    Dec 02 2017

  • In this letter, Douglas Dunn shares memories of moving to and around SoHo, from apartment to loft to larger loft. His story captures SoHo's…

    Dec 02 2017

  • The other day, I was going through issues of The SoHo Weekly News for a research request and I came across the very first issue, Volume…

    Oct 07 2017