In the past the East End of London was home to poor immigrants, criminals and the disease-ridden, which is the reason for the area’s seedy past. As the city of London expanded it experienced massive over-crowding which caused many immigrants to look for residence outside of the city. Throughout the 19th century the East End was home to these various groups of people who came into and transformed the area into what it is today. Each group has left their own marks on London’s East End which is why it is such an incredibly interesting place to visit and explore.
Throughout my trips to NYC I have witnessed so many beautiful structures, statues and sights but I have also found some amazing street art. Manhattan is filled with street art and what a way to express the uniqueness of New Yorkers! Continue reading