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Alphabet City


  • Vicinity: Area around Avenues A, B, C and D
  • Type: Nabe


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PLACES

Name of Notable Genus AsNotedIn Address Proximity
Name Genus AsNotedIn Address Proximity
First Houses
  • Sight
  • NRHP
E 3rd St and Ave A
Christodora House
  • Sight
  • NRHP
147 Ave B E 9th St
Parker, Charlie, Residence
  • Sight
  • NRHP
151 Charlie Parker Pl (Avenue B)

Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1959/00/00 Frank O'Hara Home Frank O'Hara takes an apartment at 441 East 9th Street in the East Village, NYC.
1984/00/00 A New York Magazine cover article about gentrification, "The Lower East Side: There Goes the Neighborhood," describes the Christodora as a "clunky old" building "surrounded by burned-out buildings that crawled with pushers and junkies." Tompkins Square Park Riot
1993/00/00 Iggy Pop Host Iggy Pop shows Dutch filmmaker Bram Van Splunteren around Alphabet City. "I used to come down here to score drugs all the time," Pop says to Van Splunteren. The documentary clip can be found on the internet.

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Particulars for Alphabet City:
Locale Type Nabe



Creative Works »

WorkTypeAsNotedInCreatorNote
Sabbath's Theater Book Philip Roth

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