Lower East Side Shop   ···  

The cultural character of New York neighborhoods has been vanishing for years as local shops become replaced by luxury condos and corporate chain stores.

The images in this photographic series document businesses that have survived these changes and continue to connect us to our cultural history.

Lower East Side Deli   ···  
Italian Pastry shop in the East Village   ···  
Chinatown Tea Parlor   ···  
Village Vanguard in the West Village   ···  
East Village Appliance Shop   ···  
East Village Punk Store   ···  
Porto Rico Importing Company in East Village   ···  
Littly Italy Meat Market   ···  
Lower East Side Kinish Bakery   ···  
Irish pub in Grammercy pub   ···  
Murray Hill Deli Delicatessen   ···  
East Village Italian Speciality Market   ···  
Murray Hil Pastry Shop   ···  
Lower East Side Shop   ···  
East Village Meat Market   ···  
West Village piano bar dating back to 1850   ···  
East Village Drug Store   ···  
Lower East Side Grocery Store   ···  
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