By far and away the most important modern source of information about the Five Points is Tyler Anbinder’s incomparable book, Five Points, The 19 th -Century New York City Neighborhood That Invented Tap Dance, Stole Elections, and Became the World’s Most Notorious Slum.
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Tyler Anbinder is a professor of history and former chair of the History Department at George Washington University and author of three award-winning books of historical nonfiction: Nativism and Slavery, winner of the Avery Craven Prize of the Organization of American Historians; Five Points, winner of the New York City Book Prize of 2001; and City of Dreams, winner of the Mark Lynton Prize.Tyler Anbinders Five Points is about one of the most (in)famous neighborhoods of New York City. Anbinder dives deep into the archival records for the makeup of Five Points immigration population, the abolitionist (and anti-abolitionist) movements there, Civil War draft riots, and the invention of tap dancing.Five Points by Tyler Anbinder; 3 editions; First published in 2001; Subjects: City and town life, Ethnic neighborhoods, History, Slums, Social conditions; Places.
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But as Tyler Anbinder shows in this compelling challenge to the conventional wisdom, the Five Points slum -- bad as it was -- was never quite so bad as outsiders wanted it to be. A first-rate history, meticulously researched and populated by an amazing cast of characters.Read More
From Famine to Five Points: Lord Lansdowne's Irish Tenants Encounter North America's Most Notorious Slum TYLER ANBINDER. As NEW YORKER ELLEN HOLLAND looked back over her first forty-seven years of life in 1860, she must have wondered whether she was blessed or cursed.Read More
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FIVE POINTS by Tyler Anbinder. New York City lore is something I know a bit of but couldn’t care much about otherwise — this is because I’m a horrible person, of course — but more to the point it’s generally alien to my experience. I have my exceptions, though, and sometimes a good book comes along to illustrate some instances.Read More
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Five Points (or The Five Points) was a 19th-century neighborhood in Lower Manhattan, New York City.The neighborhood, partly built on land which had filled in the freshwater lake known as the Collect Pond, was generally defined as being bound by Centre Street to the west, the Bowery to the east, Canal Street to the north, and Park Row to the south. The Five Points gained international notoriety.Read More
Tyler Anbinder, Five Points (New York, The Free Press, 2001) Five Points also touted a less flattering nickname, Bloody Ould’ Sixth, thanks to its location in the Sixth Ward and the area’s alleged murder a night. A reporter for the New York Evening Post wrote of Bloody Ould’ Sixth: “They had a dreadful fight upon last Saturday night.Read More
Just as pictured in Scorsese’s film, as well as Tyler Anbinder’s infamous work, Five Points: The Nineteenth-Century New York City Neighborhood that Invented Tap Dance, Sole Elections, and Became the World’s Most Notorious Slum, “Boss” Tweed flexed his political muscle mainly through the implementation of gang violence as his own personal police force which in turn granted him votes.Read More