99% Invisible: Squatters of the Lower East Side

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I n 1987, three years after moving to New York City, Maggie Wrigley found herself on the edge of homelessness. She heard about an abandoned tenament building on the Lower East Side she could move into, and so she did. The building was full of rubble and had no running water, but she stayed.

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