SoMa? NoPa? NOBE? SoHo? SoFla? SoDoSoPa? What would be the “acroname” of your neighborhood?
A 99% Invisible podcast episode featured an episode on what they call “Acronames” — manufactured neighborhood names often plastered in gentrified urban areas. Listen to learn the history of the naming of SoHo, which started the craziness.
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99% Invisible is about all the thought that goes into the things we don’t think about — the unnoticed architecture and design that shape our world.