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
  • So here it is—my big plan. Drumroll please….. I plan to design and build a portable historical society that can navigate the bustling urban…

    May 01 2015

  • We did it!  And we did it SoHo style.  Everyone in our community came together this past month and gave what they could to fund The SoHo Memory…

    May 01 2015

  • Ever wonder why SoHo doesn’t have a historical society or neighborhood association? I am forever grateful that we have the SoHo Alliance and SoHo…

    Apr 02 2015

  • These are a bunch photos that readers have sent in over the years, and they are not in any special order.

    Feb 28 2015

  • And am I any wiser? Yes, in fact I think I am. I have gathered quite a bit of wisdom after writing this blog for four years. I've done oodles of…

    Jan 01 2015

  • Parsons students meld history and fashion into a design for a shift. The finished product presents a visual interpretation of SoHo from the point…

    Nov 29 2014

  • Examples of street art in SoHo and New York City, including Francoise Schein’s “Subway Map Floating on a NY Sidewalk” on Greene Street and Ken…

    Nov 01 2014

  • There have been scores of films shot on location in New York City, but not too many that depict life in SoHo, especially pre-gentrification.

    Oct 01 2014

  • I grew up on Crosby Street between Prince and Spring and then Mercer Street between Houston and Prince. These two blocks have appeared repeatedly…

    Sep 01 2014