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The unsolved Chinatown trunk murder of 1909

The Hell’s Kitchen Mission house where Elsie Siegel was murdered, New York City, ca. Source: Library of Congress, George Grantham Bain Collection, vintage photo

AD Classics: Pennsylvania Station / McKim, Mead & White

Gallery of AD Classics: Pennsylvania Station / McKim, Mead & White - 18

Manhattan’s long-gone San Juan Hill

Before Harlem and Bedford-Stuyvesant became the largest African-American communities in the city, there was San Juan Hill. Centered around Amsterdam Avenue and Street, it was home to thousands…

Hell’s Kitchen, by Sarah Albee: There are competing stories about how the neighborhood got its name. According to my favorite one (which is tough to substantiate), a veteran cop was watching a disturbance on 39th and 10th Avenue, in the mid-1800s, with his rookie partner. The rookie is supposed to have said, “This place is Hell itself,” to which the veteran cop replied, “Hell’s a mild climate. This is Hell’s Kitchen.”  History of a neighborhood.

Slum Life In New York City During the Nineteenth Century's Gilded Age - Hells Kitchen NYC vintage photo

Grant's Tomb, February 15, 2014. Upper West Side, Manhattan

Grant's Tomb, February 15, 2014. Upper West Side, Manhattan

Women and Children on Stoop, circa 1956, New York City Parks Photo Archive

UWS: A woman and kids hang out on a stoop before the tenement area was bulldozed to make way for Lincoln Center,

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