New Yorkers with a 19th-Century State of Mind
New Yorkers with a 19th-Century State of Mind George Bodarky, WFUV
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.