Kickstarter Campaign Hopes to Help Preserve a Bit of SoHo History

A new Kickstarter campaign from Yukie Ohno, the historian behind local historical blog The SoHo Memory Project, seeks to open a popup-historical learning experience to help preserve some of the history found in SoHo.

I plan to design and build a portable historical society that can navigate the bustling urban environment of today’s SoHo while showing a glimpse of its past. […] My long-term plan is for The SoHo Memory Project to have a physical space where people can come to learn more about our neighborhood. But before I can apply for grants to sustain my project for the long-term, I need to produce something tangible that I can bring to funders to demonstrate my knowledge and commitment.

The campaign has about 3 weeks left to meet the $20k funding goal, and it is already about 65% of the way there. Backers can get a variety of rewards starting from a simple placement of your name on the website.

Head over to the Kickstarter page to back the SoHo Memory Project and learn more about how the funds will be used.

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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