SoHo Memory Quiz

Who are these SoHo old-timers?

A

A

B

B

C

C

D

D

E

E

What are these details from the old-time SoHo landscape?

F

F

lumber then detail

G

H

H

I

I

J

J

K

K

L

L

M

M

Where are these places?  What used to be there?

M

N

O

O

P

P

Q

Q

R

R

S

S

T

T

U

U

Stay tuned for answers, along with photo credits, in the coming weeks!

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8 Responses to “SoHo Memory Quiz”

  1. dorothy koppelmanj Says:

    I think I remember, #1 D’Apolito’sBakery on Spring –I took many photographs of him and his mother in front of th store.

    #3 Is Leo Castelli
    # 5. Giorgio De Luca at Murray’s Cheese store

    Then Zelf’s where we got our machines to fix the floors and Mr. Zelf himself came over to Broome Street to help me.

    Gem Paper where we bought odd paper lots for the printing off Terrain catalogues.
    The beautiful Haweit (sp)Bldg on Broome & Broadwayr

  2. wendy beck Says:

    Love this! I can recall quite a few, but can’t wait to see what i’ve missed. Thanks for this fun post.

  3. Bethsheba Says:

    I was way to young to remember these so I asked my dad to help out. Here’s what he remembers.

    A. “Total guess at the guys name, Zito, He had an Italian Deli near
    Arturos?”

    C. Mike Fanelli
    E. Deluca’s Deli

    F. Floor sander from Do it your Zelf.
    G. Gem Lumber sign
    I. Let there be Neon
    K. Canal Jeans Ad
    N. ” An art gallery that was never opened.”
    O. “Used to be Chemical Bank with a Frosty Meyer’s sculpture.”

    Will have to get back to you on the rest later. Thanks that was fun.

  4. JLWQA Says:

    A. Tony D’Apolito – Vesuvio Bakery, Prince St.
    B. Richard Goldstein – SoHo Weekly News (?)
    C. Bethsheba got that
    D. ?
    E. F. G Bethsheba got that
    H. – Fanelli’s
    I. – Bethsheba got that
    J. – Houghwourt Building – Broome/Bdwy
    K. – Bethsheba got that
    L. – Richard Haas wall mural – s.w. corner Prince/Greene
    M. – Romanesque Bldg on n.w. corner Broome/Wooster
    N.- former firehouse, former Joyce Dance Theatre, just bought by Thor Equities for retail use – 155(?) Mercer St, Prince/Houston
    O – parking lot, Greene/Canal
    P. – ?
    Q. – a) s.e. corner Prince/Mercer, was an empty lot, now a Nespresso coffee shop
    b) Scholastic Bldg. was formerly an auto-body shop
    R – ? formerly Jamie Canvas on Spring or else that old greasy spoon back in the 60s on Spring?
    S. Currently Kardashian Store on Spring/Greene
    T – West Bdwy, west side, north of Spring
    U. Canal St., Pearl Paint

  5. Chris Says:

    P Was the Soho Rep. at 19 Mercer Street?

  6. Gail Fanelli Says:

    R) Spring Street Books. I worked there for 15 years!
    C) My Grandfather Mike Fanelli

  7. Gail Fanelli Says:

    Also A) Tony Dapolito
    H) door panel of 94 Prince Street

  8. SoHo Memory Quiz Answers Part II | The SoHo Memory Project Says:

    […] answers from the SoHo Memory Quiz!  Where are these places?  What used to be […]

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