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  • The Backstory on Backhouses

    This post was originally published in 2011. One of the many wonderful things about our neighborhoods is the seemingly limitless possibility for surprises.  Though small in scale and geography, the Village, East Village, and NoHo may have more unexpected and often unknown nooks and crannies […]

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  • The Backstory on Backhouses

    One of the many wonderful things about our neighborhoods is the seemingly limitless possibility for surprises.  Though small in scale and geography, the Village, East Village, and NoHo may have more unexpected and often unknown nooks and crannies than any other area of New York […]

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  • It Happened Here: Taxi Driver

    The innocuous looking apartment building at 226 East 13th Street, between Second and Third Avenues, may raise few eyebrows now.  But thirty five years ago this month the building became synonymous in the popular imagination with drugs, prostitution, runaways, murder and mayhem,  steeped in the […]

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