Printer Friendly

Soho's saving grace.

Byline: C.J. Hughes

From the October issue: If imitation is flattery, as the saying goes, Soho, the downtown Manhattan neighborhood that gets its name from its location "South of Houston Street," has admirers far and wide. Indeed, many once-derelict industrial sections of U.S. cities, where warehouses have given way to loft-style apartments, now boast similarly styled names melded from the landmark points that make up their location, whether San Francisco's SoMa ("South of Market Street") or Denver's LoDo ("Lower Downtown"). But buyers, particularly out of towners, haven't forgotten the original, which has fared better than other upscale parts of Manhattan during the real estate downturn.
COPYRIGHT 2009 Korangy Publishing, Inc.
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2009 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Author:Hughes, C.J.
Publication:The Real Deal
Date:Oct 12, 2009
Previous Article:Brooklyn's Community Board 1 bemoans drinking establishments, Bloomberg sets Gowanus timetable ... and more.
Next Article:New Miami Downtown plan passed.

Related Articles
She waited two years for me; your ROMANCE memories It's Valentine's Day on Wednesday. Frank Jennings, of Great Barr, tells how his love for Grace...
Gripping look at 60s Soho; Best of this week's TV This slick police drama follows the lives of mismatched coppers forced to clamp down on clip joints...
Soho's saving grace.

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2021 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters