Social Perspective

People at the 9th Ave International Food Festival, held in Hell's Kitchen between 37th and 57th St. 2011

Meet the people of Hell’s Kitchen!

Click on one of the links below, or select an option from the drop down menu to learn about the diverse, strong-minded and historically rich residents of Hell’s Kitchen.


Immigration and Social Histories

People of the Community




Complete Works Cited:

Clines, Francis. “Rediscovering Hell’s Kitchen.” New York Times 3 Nov. 1985, Late City Final Edition ed., Section 6 sec.: 70. Print.

Collins, Glenn. “Hell’s Kitchen’s Appeal Rises, Old-Timers Battle Stadium Plan.”New York Times 13 Dec. 2000, late ed., sec. B: 1. Print.

“” Chelsea and Hell’s Kitchen. DNAinfo, 2011. Web. 9 Nov. 2013.

Greenwell, Kirkley. “History of Hell’s Kitchen Neighborhood.” Hell’s Kitchen Neighborhood Association. N.p., n.d. Web. 8 Nov. 2013.

“Historic Westside & Theater District.” Irish Voice [New York] 4 Nov. 2003, 17th ed., sec. 44: 23. Print.

Kendall, Paul. “50 Years of West Side Story: The Real Gangs of New York.” The Telegraph. Telegraph Media Group, 20 July 2008. Web. 9 Nov. 2013.

Lubasch, Arnold. “Prosecutor Says Gang Terrorized Hell’s Kitchen.” New York Times 20 Oct. 1987, Late City Final ed., sec. B: 3. Print.

Morgan, Richard. “Hell’s Kitchen Bubbles as Activity Escalates; Manhattan District Is No Longer a Bermuda Triangle for Development.” Wall Street Journal Online (2013): 22 Aug. 2013. Web. 1 Nov. 2013.

O’Connor, Richard. Hell’s Kitchen; the Roaring Days of New York’s Wild West Side.Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1958. Print.