I love this city to death.
I believe this is the first time I’ve ever seen the inside of 190 Bowery, the giant residence in Chinatown, NY owned by photographer Jay Maisel. What a striking difference between the outside and inside of this place. On the outside, it looks abandoned; covered in graffiti and rotting. But on the inside, it’s a [...]
Local Spokes from Streetfilms on Vimeo. Watch this video about an organization called Local Spokes which is a coalition of bike-friendly and environmentally-friendly groups in Chinatown/LES who have come together to make cycling a priority in this next phase of development in the area. Judging by the work done already, it looks like the LES [...]
This is actually really cute and I had no idea it existed in an area that I pass by often. On Cortlandt Alley in Chinatown, there is a place called MUSEUM that claims to be the world’s smallest museum. It is housed inside an old defunct elevator shaft and exhibits found objects from NYC. The [...]
Lost City digs up this historical photo from circa 1978 of famous Chinatown, NY eatery Big Wong around the time when it first opened. Not a lot has changed about Big Wong’s outwardly appearance except for a new sign and the disappearance of the Chinatown telephone booths right outside. That big window looking into the [...]