Urban Media Archaeology
The Physicality of a Newspaper
Architecture of Media
South Ferry, where our newspaper returns to Manhattan via the Staten Island Ferry.
The Staten Island Ferry. Our newspaper is being delivered for commuters to read on their way to Manhattan
This point is representative of over 50 stops near this area of Staten Island. Our paper route took about 2 hours after we crossed the bridge into Staten Island.
Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. The semi-truck carrying that morning's issue of the New York Post arrives at 3 a.m. and the papers are divided among 4 smaller trucks, all for delivery in Staten Island.
Rupert Murdoch's printing plant in Port Morris.
Route of the New York Post: 12:00a.m. - 5:00 a.m.
Starting Place: The New York Post Offices.1211 Avenue of the Americas.
Lillie Mendleston. 11 years old. Attends P.S. No. 177. Home address: 174 Cherry Street.
Newsboys on Frankfort street near the World Building, 1908.
9 Duane Street - Lodging House. Opened its doors on March 26, 1874, replacing earlier lodge houses on Park Place. The house was near Newspaper Row.
Newsboys selling papers near the Brooklyn Bridge at 3 a.m. 1908.
Newsboys shooting craps on Park Row.
The New York Evening Post (1926-?) (West Street and Laight Street)
Samuel Mendolsohn. 12 years old. Home Address: 528 W. 59th St.
Tony Delloqulo. 10 years old. No badge. Attends P.S. 49. Home Address: 341 E. 34th St.
Unnamed Newsboy and Newsgirl selling papers around a saloon entrance in the Bowery.
Barto Condrillo - 9 years old. Home Address: 307 Seventh Avenue.
Joseph Gallop - 6 years old. Immaculate Conception School. Home Address: 437 E. 12th St.
Francis - 7 years old. Joseph - 14 years old. St. Paul's Parochial School. Home: 410 W. 56th St.