Clayton’s Corner: One More for the Door [PHOTOS]

Posted on: November 21st, 2019 at 5:08 am by

Lower East Side documentarian Clayton Patterson returns with his eponymous photo essay series, Clayton’s Corner. Patterson has documented thousands of locals posing at his front door on Essex Street over the last three decades. This unassuming neighborhood portal is legendary amongst locals, even though you probably haven’t heard of it.

Hakki Akdeniz. Known professionally as Famous Hakki, he went from homeless to pizza king. He is a philanthropist and restaurateur from New York City, best known for being the owner and founder of the pizzeria chain Champion Pizza in New York City. He made headlines for delivering pizza to Chinatown homeless in the wake of last month’s deadly beating.

Alessandra Zeka – independant filmmaker. VR expert and teacher. Zeka is also a producer and director, known for A Quiet Inquisition (2014), Two Special Brothers (2006) and Harsh Beauty (2005).

Dan Levin, director of Captured, his wife Samantha Levin, and my wife, artist Elsa Rensaa.

New Jersey natives Magdallia Quiles and Gabriel Wildson visiting the Lower East Side.

Eric Purkis, Brooklyn Free Radio tattoo artist.

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