Many barber shops in NYC aspire to evoke a sense of old-world charm. Here are 10 authentic vintage barber shops that have been around for at least 50 years, and counting.
Photos from James and Karla Murray's book Storefront II, documenting NYC's family-owned businesses before they disappear, a follow up from the book Store Front
A project called "Intersection Prospect Heights" strives to raise awareness about NYC neighborhood development through the stories of Prospect Heights residents.
A very particular combination of zoning and economic malaise in the 1970s laid the ground for NYC's first gay neighborhood, the West Village.
The cavernous interior of the Domino Sugar Refinery’s Raw Sugar Warehouse. Situated on an eleven-acre parcel of waterfront in the
Walking through the Hell's Kitchen neighborhood in Manhattan, it's easy to forget the historical significance of this area. Where upscale restaurants, bars, and newly minted condominiums now litter the paths along the Hudson River, there once were criminal hotspots and gang-marked territory.
Today marks the beginning of the end for Admiral's Row, the nineteenth-century row houses located at the edge of the Brooklyn Navy Yard.
A neighborhood infinitely more nuanced than its namesake, Sunset Park repeatedly defies expectation. Once hailed as the "New Williamsburg," Sunset Park residents have fought to keep industry in as a means to keep gentrification out. A widely diverse area where the term "minority" is misleading, upwards of 75% of the population is Hispanic or Chinese, with a rich history of Irish, Polish and Norwegian immigration dating back to the 1800s.