Latter-Day Longings: In Memory of Absent Places


718 Restaurant, 35-01 Ditmars Blvd., Astoria

Alias Restaurant, 76 Clinton Street

Angel’s Share, 8 Stuyvesant Street

B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, 237 West 42nd Street

Black Betty, 366 Metropolitan Avenue, Williamsburg

Boysroom (the original), 9 Avenue A

Brick Cafe, 30-95 33rd Street, Astoria

Casimir Restaurant, 103 Avenue B

Chat N’ Chew (the original), 10 East 16th Street

City Winery (the original), 155 Varick Street 

C-Note, 157 Avenue C

Dojo Restaurant, 24-26 St. Marks Place

Eastern Bloc, 505 East 6th Street

Element, 225 East Houston Street

El Paso Restaurant, 134 West Houston Street

Excelsior (the original), 390 5th Avenue, Park Slope

Film Center Cafe, 635 9th Avenue

Funhouse, 160 N. 4th Street, Williamsburg

Ghenet (the original), 284 Mulberry Street

Holiday Cocktail Lounge (the original), 75 St. Marks Place

Jack Hardy’s Songwriters Exchange, 178 West Houston Street

Jules Bistro, 65 St. Marks Place

Kate’s Joint, 58 Avenue B

Locale, 33-02 34th Avenue, Astoria

Lucky Cheng’s (the original), 24 1st Avenue

Mama’s Food Shop, 200 East 3rd Street

Marion’s Continental Restaurant & Lounge, 354 Bowery

McGurk’s Suicide Hall, 295 Bowery

Metro Cafe & Wine Bar, 32 East 21st Street

Mondo Kim’s Video, 6 St. Marks Place

Mo Pitkin’s House of Satisfaction, 34 Avenue A

Motor City Bar, 127 Ludlow Street

New Amsterdam Market, South Street Seaport

Odessa Cafe & Bar, 117 Avenue A

Odessa Restaurant, 119 Avenue A

Otto Enoteca e Pizzeria, 1 5th Avenue

Pearl River Mart (second location), 477 Broadway

Red Hook Bait & Tackle, 320 Van Brunt Street, Red Hook

Robin des Bois Restaurant, 195 Smith Street, Boerum Hill

Rush, 579 6th Avenue

Sidewalk Cafe, 94 Avenue A

Spring Street Natural (the original), 146 Spring Street

Starlight, 167 Avenue A

Stingy Lulu’s, 129 St. Marks Place

St. Mark’s Bookshop (third location), 31 Third Avenue 

St. Vincent’s Hospital, Greenwich Village

Sugarland, 221 N. 9th Street, Williamsburg

Sun Music Company, 340 East 71st Street

Sunshine Cinema, 142 East Houston Street

The Boiler Room (the original), 86 East 4th Street

The Bottom Line, 15 West 4th Street

The Cock (the original), 188 Avenue A

The Cock (the revival), 29 2nd Avenue

The Hole, 29 2nd Avenue

The Hook, 18 Commerce Street, Red Hook

The Living Room (the original), 82 Stanton Street

The Pink Pony, 176 Ludlow Street

The Pyramid Club, 101 Avenue A

Therapy Lounge, 348 West 52nd Street

The Raven Cafe, 194 Avenue A

The Slide, 356 Bowery

The Twin Towers, 1 World Trade Center (North Tower) and 2 World Trade Center (South Tower)

Three of Cups, 83 1st Avenue

Two Boots Video, 42 Avenue A

Vanderbilt Building, 15 Beekman Street

Virgin Megastore (Union Square), 52 East 14th Street

Whitney Museum of American Art (third location), 945 Madison Avenue

Yaffa Cafe, 97 St. Marks Place