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THE CITY CONCEALED

Up in the Fulton Ferry Hotel

  • Aired: 02/17/2009
  • 07:59
  • Rating: NR
that Joseph Mitchell, a habitue and student of the Fulton Fish Market, was eating at Sloppy Louie's restaurant on the ground floor of the old hotel, when Louis Marino, the owner, mentioned the abandoned floors of the building. The ever-curious Mitchell offered to venture upstairs with Marino to see what was there.
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Joseph Mitchell immortalized the building in his 1952 New Yorker story, "The Cave."
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