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The construction of the massive Episcopalian Cathedral of St. John the Divine was initially prompted...

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The Carvings at St. John The Divine
December 13, 2010

This dirty and deteriorating back alley known as Extra Place, outside the bygone CBGB's, will forever...

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Extra Place
December 13, 2010

This video describes the peculiar and fascinating history of 190 Bowery, the Jay Maisel House.

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Largest House in Manhattan Belongs To Artist
December 16, 2010

The Bunker, a famous building on the Bowery that was once a YMCA, has had a rich history of artist residents.

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The Bunker
December 17, 2010

On December 30th, 1979, a group of artists entered the demolished skeleton of a tenement building at...

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The Real Estate Show
December 17, 2010

When a reference librarian named Dorothy married a high school drop out postal worker named Herb Vogel,...

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Herb and Dorothy
December 30, 2010

This building was once the home and studio of the great photographer Robert Mapplethorpe.

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Robert Mapplethorpe Studio
January 10, 2011

Critical Mass is an event where participants ride bikes in order to protest the destruction of the environment...

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When Hollywood Cops Attack
February 2, 2011

Text courtesy of Jewish Women's Archive and Travelgoat: Between 1912 and 1972, this impressive ten-story...

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Muckraking at the Jewish Daily Forward
March 9, 2011

Text courtesy of Jewish Women's Archive and Travelgoat. The overcrowded and poorly lit tenements of...

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Tenement Lifestyle
March 9, 2011

Text courtesy of Jewish Women's Archive and Travelgoat. In November 1909, Triangle Factory workers...

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Clara Lemlich at Cooper Union
March 9, 2011

Text courtesy of Jewish Women's Archive and Travelgoat The International Ladies’ Garment Workers’...

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Organizing at the ILGWU
March 9, 2011

Text courtesy of Jewish Women's Archive and Travelgoat The Triangle Waist Factory was located on the...

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The Triangle Factory Fire
March 9, 2011

Text courtesy of Jewish Women's Archive and Travelgoat. Today a public library, in 1909 this handsome...

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Strikers Arrested
March 9, 2011