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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.

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At that time many poor New Yorkers lived in tenements. They were overcrowded, poorly ventilated and rooms often lacked windows. In 1892 a notorious slum called Five Points was demolished and replaced by Columbus Park. Seward Park was created in 1901 Photo: Five Points tenement

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5 Points NYC Wikipedia

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Five Points Atlanta | Little Five Points - Atlanta - Go to criminal records for music, toys & best of all comic books!

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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.

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The Five Points was the birthplace of the first New York City street gangs.

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If you've ever seen the movie, "The Gangs of New York": This picture is the real Five Points in NYC, 1852.

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Five Points......Central Lower Manhattan, NYC, founded in 1820.

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Irish in New York 1860 | The Robert N. Dennis collection of Stereoscopic Views; Photographed by ...

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Eat at The Vortex. One of Atlanta's most famous restaurants found in the quirky neighborhood of Little Five Points.

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