Bullet Space: 'We're Still Kickin'!'
Photo Courtesy: http://andrewcastrucci.com
New York City is home to a variety of alternative art spaces, but perhaps none have a story like this.
In the mid-Eighties, a group of squatters took over an abandoned building on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. They broke in using a sledgehammer and made the place their own, even putting on art shows and plays in the space. They called the location Bullet Space — and you can find out why in this episode of "Cityscape."
Andrew Castrucci and Alexandra Rojas are artists and residents of Bullet Space. Castrucci has been living there for over 30 years and was one of the original squatters. Castrucci and Rojas recently took "Cityscape" on a tour of the building, and explained why Bullet Space is far from just another transformed tenement in the concrete jungle.