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Author @ the Library: "Exploring New York's Soho," with Alfred Pommer, a New York City Licensed Guide and Eleanor Winters, a commercial and fine artist.

June 24, 2013

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Mid-Manhattan Library

Local authors Alfred Pommer and Eleanor Winters reveal stories of an ever-changing SoHo, short for “South of Houston,” one of New York’s trendiest neighborhoods.  As part of the SoHo Cast–Iron Historic District on the National Register of Historic Places, its beautiful old buildings hold tales of the neighborhood’s fascinating history, urban decline and regeneration. It was once the center of New York’s show business world and its most infamous red-light district. The richest and poorest Manhattanites walked these streets: John Jacob Astor, Harry Houdini, Aaron Burr and P.T. Barnum. 

Alfred Pommer is a New York City Licensed Guide; Eleanor Winters is a commercial and fine artist, a former adjunct professor of art at Long Island University and the author of five books on art and calligraphy.