Five Points of Manhattan during the 19th century.  Now Chinatown, this area was previously a notorious slum.

Five Points of Manhattan during the 19th century. Now Chinatown, this area was previously a notorious slum.

How Five Points Became New York's Most Notorious Neighborhood: The Five Points depicted circa 1829

How the Five Points Became New York's Most Notorious Neighborhood

How Five Points Became New York's Most Notorious Neighborhood: The Five Points depicted circa 1829

13 September 2008, Collect Pond Park. A sad, derelict park inhabited by homeless and numerous pigeons.New York City Chinatown > Historical Photos > Canal Street and the Five Points

13 September 2008, Collect Pond Park. A sad, derelict park inhabited by homeless and numerous pigeons.New York City Chinatown > Historical Photos > Canal Street and the Five Points

Five Points Atlanta | Little Five Points - Atlanta - Go to criminal records for music, toys & best of all comic books!

Five Points Atlanta | Little Five Points - Atlanta - Go to criminal records for music, toys & best of all comic books!

Five Points, circa 1880s (source: NYPL). According to maps, this was the north east corner of Orange and Anthony Sts (today's Baxter and Worth Sts).

Five Points, circa 1880s (source: NYPL). According to maps, this was the north east corner of Orange and Anthony Sts (today's Baxter and Worth Sts).

Five Points Gang - from this gang came some of the most notable gangsters of the depression period including Al Capone, Lucky Luciano, Johnny Torio, Frankie Yale and Jimmy.

Five Points Gang - from this gang came some of the most notable gangsters of the depression period including Al Capone, Lucky Luciano, Johnny Torio, Frankie Yale and Jimmy.

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