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.
170 Stories
  • Recently, the New York City Department of Parks sent six men and three trucks with two chain saws to cut down George Maciunas’s trees. The founder…

    Apr 06 2013

  • Thanks to all of you who filled out my "SoHo Survey." It’s been great to read about all of your memories of old SoHo.  I thought I’d share some of…

    Mar 23 2013

  • This article appeared around the time when loft living was transformed in the popular consciousness from a way of life to a "lifestyle."  SoHo…

    Mar 09 2013

  • The other day, Chris, a local old-timer, sent me photos of a few items he has hanging on his kitchen wall.  Old envelopes, bank letterhead, and a…

    Feb 23 2013

  • The other day, I was given a treasure trove of SoHo memory in the form of two boxes full of issues of The SoHo Weekly News from 1974 and…

    Feb 09 2013

  • This May, I will be traveling in Japan with my family, and while I am there, I will be having a SoHo Memory Project exhibition at my father’s…

    Jan 26 2013

  • My mother told me the other day that, shortly after she moved to SoHo in 1968, she submitted an application to live in Stuyvesant Town, the (then…

    Jan 12 2013

  • Happy birthday to us!  January 1 will mark the second anniversary of The SoHo Memory Project.  I thought I’d take this opportunity to look toward…

    Dec 29 2012

  • The 1970’s were the heyday of New York graffiti. I remember sitting in subway cars so thoroughly covered, inside and out, with spray-painted tags…

    Dec 15 2012