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Five Points of Manhattan during the 19th century.  Now Chinatown, this area was previously a notorious slum.

Five Points, New York I just went on a promotional tour of this area which is now where all the court houses and government buildings are in Lower New York. Imagine living there!

Around 1888, men gather in an alley called Bandits Roost in Manhattans Five Points neighborhood, the setting of the movie Gangs of New York. This and other Jacob Riis photographs inspired the city to raze the notorious Mulberry Bend block—and Bandits Roost with it.

Around men gather in an alley called Bandits Roost in Manhattans Five Points neighborhood, the setting of the movie Gangs of New York. This and other Jacob Riis photographs inspired the city to raze the notorious Mulberry Bend block.

Five Points, New York's most notorious slum. Irish immigrant Ruby O'Flannery (in Wedded to War) is desperate to stay out of it, but when her husband goes to war, her options begin running out.

urbanography - Where "The Gangs" Lived--New York's Five Points District, by Gregory J.

"McSorley's Old Ale House ~ New York City ~ Est. 1854 in "Five Points neighborhood" of lower Eastside of Manhattan, now known as the East Village."

McSorley's Old Ale House ~ New York City ~ Est. 1854 in "Five Points neighborhood" of lower Eastside of Manhattan, now known as the East Village, 15 E., near Cooper Sq.

Five Points, circa 1880s (source: NYPL). According to maps, this was the north east corner of Orange and Anthony Sts (today's Baxter and Worth Sts).

The Five Points NYC - Mulberry St (?) around the early The Chinese, through sweat and sacrifice, changed this slum into one of the most desirable places to live in Manhattan.

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