Five Points: The 19th Century New York City Neighborhood That Invented Tap Dance, Stole Elections, and Became the World's Most Notorious Slum

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Five Points: The 19th Century New York City Neighborhood That Invented Tap Dance, Stole Elections, and Became the World's Most Notorious Slum - Anbinder, Tyler

The fascinating history of Five Points, a New York City neighborhood infamous for being utterly depraved and yet amazingly culturally rich, illuminates all the best and worst of the American immigrant experience. 40 photos.