East Side Stories: Pioneers
The Origin of Zoos by Michael Bettencourt - In 1913, Madison Grant, founder of the Bronx Zoo, and Margaret Sanger, a nurse in the human zoo, spar over whether the teeming Lower East Side is a genetic cesspool or democracy embodied -- or both.
The Invention of the Living Room by Andrew R. Heinze - Before there were suburbs, a young Jewish builder in a Lower East Side tenement imagines a bigger, better kind of home, including -- dream of dreams -- a room just for living! The only thing standing in his way is his mother, and her parlor.
Occupy Avenue A by Josh Gulotta - A Journalist and his hook-up from the night before negotiate socio-sexual politics and the power of wealth, while the protestors fill the streets below in November, 2011.
Delicacy by Toni Schlesinger - A young woman's fantastical dream embraces multitudes on the Lower East Side.
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