360 E. 55th Street, 10022: The Wiretap Nest

Here’s a recent Google street view of 360 E. 55th Street, just off of First Avenue in New York City. On February 11, 1955, NYPD detectives burst into an apartment on the fourth floor of this building and discovered a private wiretapping headquarters linked to 100,000 of the city’s telephones.  It was one of theContinue reading “360 E. 55th Street, 10022: The Wiretap Nest”