Hannah Frishberg is a fourth-generation Brooklynite, reporter and photographer. Her work has appeared in Narratively, Curbed, Gothamist, Atlas Obscura among other publications and she was most recently the Editor in Chief of Brokelyn. She’s working on a book about the many of lives of the Gowanus Batcave.
Articles by Hannah Frishberg
In a city as teeming with life as New York, it should come as no surprise that there is a similarly populous world six feet under the five boroughs. With so many tourist attractions, New York City’s cemeteries are rarely on most visitors’ top ten lists, but the sheer size … Read moreUnited States Off the Beaten Path
Back in 1890, when much of New York’s northernmost borough, the Bronx, remained undeveloped, a French immigrant was charged with laying out the then rural area’s street grid. The planner cum designer, Louise Aloys Risse, conceived of a dignified throughway, a proud and lovely main street inspired by Paris’s Champs-Élysées. … Read moreUnited States Off the Beaten Path History