Dreaming WallsAmélie van Elmbt, Maya Duverdier
The legendary Chelsea Hotel, an icon of 1960s counterculture and a haven for famous artists and intellectuals including Patti Smith, Janis Joplin and the superstars of Warhol's Factory, is under renovation. Soon it will reopen to the public as one of New York's most fashionable luxury hotels. Dozens of people, most of them older residents, still live amidst the scaffolding and constant construction. An insight into the heart of a mythical place, which, like its residents, is at a turning point.