Something New from Something Old

Lower East Side Fixer-Upper, Circa 1958

Posted June 21, 2011 at 12:01 pm

People seem perpetually fascinated by apartment-fixer-upper stories.  Just open the Real Estate section of the Times on Sundays and there’s usually the requisite “I changed my 350 square-foot studio into a palace” type article.  It’s no recent phenomenon, though. Check out this gem of a vintage video uncovered on YouTube.  Dating back to 1958, the […]

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