The Death and Life of a Great American Building

The historic buildings around New York’s Union Square are not protected by landmark status, and the rise of the city’s tech industry now threatens them.

Published: Mar 7, 2018
Length: 27 minutes (6,796 words)

Mourning the Low-Rent, Weirdo-Filled East Village of Old

A chapter excerpted from Vanishing New York: How a Great City Lost its Soul, by Vanishing New York blogger “Jeremiah Moss” (the pseudonym for activist and psychoanalyst Griffin Hansbury). Moss traces the current wave of what he calls hyper-gentrification back to the Koch era.

Source: Longreads
Published: Jul 24, 2017
Length: 27 minutes (6,876 words)