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See captivating photos of NYC’s legendary creative spaces

Photographer John Short captures dramatic images of NYC's iconic arts venues in his new book Unforgotten New York

By Evelyn Derico
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New York is an ever-changing city. Take the East Village for examplea totally different scene in the 1980s when it was home to legendary punk venue CBGB. The nabe has undergone a complete transformation since then just like so many New York neighborhoods. These images taken by John Short set out to capture these spaces lost in time and oblige the viewer to rediscover these forgotten spaces. Peep other famous venues and landmarks (both shuttered and non) such as Studio 54, St. Mark's Church in-the-Bowery and more in the upcoming book Unforgotten New York: Legendary Spaces of the Twentieth-Century Avant-Garde.

Basquiat
Photograph: Courtesy John Short

Jean-Michel Basquiat’s studio

Dixon Place
Photograph: Courtesy John Short

Dixon Place

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Maripol
Photograph: Courtesy John Short

Maripol’s salon 

Merce Cunningham Dance Studio
Photograph: Courtesy John Short

Merce Cunningham Dance Company Studio 

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Roxy
Photograph: Courtesy John Short

Roxy NYC

Sanctuary
Photograph: Courtesy John Short

Sanctuary

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Sokol NYC
Photograph: Courtesy John Short

The Gymnasium 

St. Marks Chruch
Photograph: Courtesy John Short

St. Mark's Church in-the-Bowery

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Stonewall
Photograph: Courtesy John Short

Stonewall Inn

Studio 54
Photograph: Courtesy John Short

Studio 54

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Studio Rivbea
Photograph: Courtesy John Short

Studio Rivbea

Studio Rivbea
Photograph: Courtesy John Short

Studio Rivbea

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330 Union Square
Photograph: Courtesy John Short

The Factory III 

Lexington Ave
Photograph: Courtesy John Short

 Andy Warhol’s house 

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William Burroughs Bowery Apartment
Photograph: Courtesy John Short

William S. Burroughs / The Bunker 

William Burroughs Bowery Apartment
Photograph: Courtesy John Short

William S. Burroughs / The Bunker 

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