Cherry Street Gang Warfare – New York, New York - Atlas Obscura

Cherry Street Gang Warfare

Gang fights don't just happen on the streets, they happen under them too. 

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The sewers below Cherry Street used to be crawling with dangerous beings. Not Alligators as legend may have it, but the Swamp Angels. The Swamp Angels were a waterfront gang who used the sewers to steal, eventually engaging the police in battles beneath the streets.

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Accessible from F Train at East Broadway Station

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