The past lives of the “bunker” on the Bowery — Ephemeral New York

The first people to hang out at the red brick, Queen Anne–style building that opened in 1885 at 222 Bowery were working-class men. At the time, the Bowery was a cacophonous circus of vaudeville theaters, beer gardens, pawnbrokers, rowdies, and streetcars all under the screeching rails of the Third Avenue elevated train. Much of New […]

The past lives of the “bunker” on the Bowery — Ephemeral New York

See also my related post on ‘The Bunker’:

The Bunker: John Giorno and The Life and Times of William S. Burroughs by Marcus D. Niski

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