StoryCorps: Sunday at Rocco's

In "Sundays at Rocco's," a man remembers the building his grandfather once owned on the Lower East Side.

In "Sundays at Rocco's," a man remembers the building his grandfather once owned on the Lower East Side. His entire family — aunts, uncles, cousins, everyone — lived in the building together.

 

That all came to an end when, Nicholas Petron recalls, the city condemned the block of buildings to build brand new apartments.

 

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