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Yukie Ohta

Yukie Ohta is an archivist, writer, and founder of the SoHo Memory Project, a nonprofit organization that celebrates and preserves the history of SoHo as a New York City neighborhood. Yukie was NYPAP’s 2021 Preservation Award Honoree and a recipient of a 2022 NYPAP Archival Assistance Grant. In 2015, she was named “The Memory-Keeper of SoHo” by The New York Times. She has written widely on SoHo history and serves on Village Preservation’s Archives Committee as well as the board of LREI, a downtown independent school where she is the volunteer archivist. A SoHo native, she still lives in the building where she formed her earliest SoHo memories.