Must-Watch Video for New York History Buffs

It’s just astounding. You have to watch it full screen. It’s the first video of its kind that makes the people feel, I don’t know how to describe it, less distant, like actual people I would have talked and laughed with.

At 3:37 is Grace Church, where I sing every week. To see it as it appeared 100 years ago, surrounded by 1911 New York was so so thrilling.

Stacy Horn

I've written six non-fiction books, the most recent is Damnation Island: Poor, Sick, Mad, and Criminal in 19th-Century New York.

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