The Surprising Histories of the Coolest Streets in New York and Paris

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Ada Calhoun maps out the history of just three blocks in New York’s Lower East Side in St. Marks Is Dead: The Many Lives of America’s Hippest Street. Not many streets could bear this kind of sustained attention, but these authors have plenty of material. Leon Trotsky, Andy Warhol, and Allen Ginsberg all lived or worked on St. Marks Place.  Read more: The Surprising Histories of the Coolest Streets in New York and Paris | The New Republic