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.
171 Stories
  • 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,"…

    Apr 01 2017

  • Every once in a while, I like to dip into our SoHo Stories folder to gather and share some of the wonderful memories of old SoHo readers have…

    Mar 04 2017

  • Jaime Davidovich, painter, video and installation artist, and friend of The SoHo Memory Project passed away in August at the age of 79. Born in…

    Mar 04 2017

  • As many of you locals know, The Mercer Parking Garage on Mercer between Houston and Prince, closed its door on December 31, 2016. The garage…

    Feb 04 2017

  • A profile of "The Father of SoHo" George Maciunas. Maciunas purchased loft buildings from closing manufacturing companies to develop as Fluxhouse…

    Dec 31 2016

  • Another year gone with the wind. Can you believe that we have been preserving SoHo memories for six years, since January 1, 2011? They have flown…

    Dec 03 2016

  • The firehouse building that was once the headquarters of Engine Company 13 at 99 Wooster Street was also the headquarters of the…

    Nov 05 2016

  • Water towers are a common sight in New York, especially in SoHo. Wherever you are, if you look up, chances are you’ll see at least one, if not a…

    Oct 01 2016

  • “The island of Manhattan is without any doubt the greatest human concentrate on earth, the poem whose magic is comprehensible to…

    Aug 03 2016