Robert Weinreb, a SoHo old-timer, has spent the past 50+ years photographing his environs and the world, most significantly the Himalayas, documenting changes in the region over a 30-year period. The following is a sampling of Weinreb’s SoHo photos, taken in the early 1970s. They capture the moment in time when SoHo’s buildings housed a mix of artist studios and factories and the streets were both gritty and glorious. Read more>>
Happy summer everyone! Thanks to all of you who have shared their SoHo stories over the years (those of you who have not yet filled one out, click on the link above to submit one). It’s been great to read your memories of old SoHo. I thought I’d share some of them here anonymously.
A couple of years back, I did a roundup of responses to my SoHo Memory Survey that ended up being one of my most popular posts (see And the survey says, ....). Today, I am revisiting the survey, as many people have submitted profiles since 2013. Reading through the responses, I felt myself transported to another time, when things were most certainly quieter, dirtier, colder, friendlier, and more surprising.
Everyday Life in SoHo
Jun 23 2015
The SoHo Memory Project celebrates the history of SoHo as a New York City neighborhood.