New Yorkers with a 19th-Century State of Mind

by George Bodarky
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George Bodarky, WFUV

New Yorkers who like to party like it's 1899!

MetroFocus works with Cityscape to widen our online coverage of the people, places and spirit of New York City.

In the 2001 film, “Kate and Leopold,” Hugh Jackman plays a 19th-century aristocrat who is magically transported to modern day New York. Although time-bending wormholes under the East River don’t exist, many real-life New Yorkers incorporate 19th-century city life into their daily routines.

WFUV’s Cityscape spoke to a number of New Yorkers whose hobbies focus on a bygone era.

Read more at MetroFocus.

 

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