Alphabet City

Not so long ago, the name Alphabet City stirred up images of squatters, vacant lots, drug dealers, and burned-out buildings. These days the neighborhood's known for high-priced real estate, stylish bars, funky shopping, and the upwardly mobile.  On this week's Cityscape, we're taking an in-depth look at the past and present of the Manhattan neighborhood around Avenues A, B, C and D, from 14th Street to Houston Street.

Direct download: cs061210.mp3
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