Moses Gates

Moses Gates is an urban planner, licensed New York City tour guide, and visiting assistant professor of demographics at the Pratt Institute. His memoir, "Hidden Cities," is available on Amazon at the link above.

Stories By Moses Gates


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Night at the Opera

A leap of faith from the balcony cost me a shot at what could've been.

One Man’s Quest to Visit Every Census Tract in New York

Down abandoned tunnels and across untamed islands, a dogged demographer's decade-long mission to visit every Census tract in New York takes him to some of the city's least...

Riding the Green Wave

With my girlfriend and her parents packed on the backseat, a confident cab driver became my personal New York savior.