East 26th Street: New York’s “Misery Lane” — Ephemeral New York

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It was in a part of Manhattan, at the edge of a poor neighborhood of tenements and groggeries, where no one wanted to end up. But thousands of city residents did found themselves on Misery Lane, as the short stretch of East 26th Street between First Avenue and the East River was known in the […]

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