Lower East Side
The Lower East Side, sometimes abbreviated as LES, is a neighborhood in the southeastern part of the New York City borough of Manhattan, roughly located between the Bowery and the East River, and Cana...
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Personal Photos From CBGB Documenting The East Village Art And Music Scene In The ’70s
Artist Bettie Ringma was 28 years old when she left Holland and arrived in the States. She met fellow artist, curator, and writer Marc H. Miller, and the duo developed a working relationship that foun...
Eastman Gang
The Eastman Gang was the last of New York's street gangs which dominated the city's underworld during the late 1890s until the early 1910s. Along with the Five Points Gang under Paul Kelly, the Eastma...
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Personal Photos From CBGB Documenting The East Village Art And Music Scene In The ’70s
Artist Bettie Ringma was 28 years old when she left Holland and arrived in the States. She met fellow artist, curator, and writer Marc H. Miller, and the duo developed a working relationship that foun...
Just Another Asshole
Just Another Asshole was a no wave mixed media publication project launched from the Lower East Side of Manhattan from 1978 to 1987. Barbara Ess organized and edited seven issues of Just Another Assho...
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Lower East Side Conservancy
The Lower East Side Conservancy, formally the Lower East Side Jewish Conservancy, is an historic preservation organization with the mission of promoting and preserving Jewish culture on Manhattan's ...
Ray's Candy Store
Ray's Candy Store is a New York City deli that has existed in the Lower East Side since 1974.
It is operated by Ray Alvarez and serves an eclectic mix of foods, including soft serve egg creams, i...
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Vladeck Houses
73°58′54″W / 40.7125°N 73.9817°W / 40.7125; -73.9817Vladeck Houses is a public housing development built and maintained by the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) on the L...
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Church of Our Lady of Sorrows (New York City)
The Church of Our Lady of Sorrows (Spanish: Nuestra Señora de los Dolores) is a Roman Catholic parish church in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York, located at 105 Pitt Street and Stanton Stree...
Mercury Lounge
The Mercury Lounge is a club/music venue in the Lower East Side section of New York City. The structure, at 217 East Houston Street, housed the servants to the Astor mansion, connected to it by an und...
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Sam Schepps
Samuel Schepps (? – 12 January 1936), also known as Schapps, was a New York City mobster with the Monk Eastman Gang. Schepps ran gambling houses for Jack Zelig as part of his work with the gang...
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CBGB
CBGB was a music club opened in 1973 by Hilly Kristal at 315 Bowery, intersecting Bleecker Street, in the East Village. The club was previously a biker bar and before that was a hangout for the local ...
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Eldridge Street Synagogue
The Eldridge Street Synagogue, built in 1887, is a National Historic Landmark synagogue in Manhattan's Chinatown neighborhood.
The Eldridge Street Synagogue is one of the first synagogues erected ...
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Bowery Ballroom
The Bowery Ballroom is a music venue in the Bowery section of Manhattan, New York City. The structure, at 6 Delancey Street, was built just before the Stock Market Crash of 1929. It stood vacant until...
St. Rose of Lima's Old Church (New York City)
The Old Church of St. Rose of Lima is a former Roman Catholic parish church which was under the authority of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York, located at 36 Cannon Street between Broome Stre...
Lowline (park)
73°59′13″W / 40.717989°N 73.987025°W / 40.717989; -73.987025The Lowline, formally known as the Delancey Underground, is a proposal for the world's first underground park in ...
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Lower East Side History Project
The Lower East Side History Project (LESHP) is an award-winning non-profit organization dedicated to researching, documenting and preserving the history of the greater Lower East Side of New York City...
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University Settlement Society of New York
The University Settlement Society of New York is an American institution, located at 184 Eldridge Street (corner of Eldridge and Rivington Streets) on the Lower East Side of the Manhattan borough of N...
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Seward Park Housing Corporation
73°58′48″W / 40.713968°N 73.979976°W / 40.713968; -73.979976Cooperative Village is a community of housing cooperatives on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, New York City. The ...
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Angry Arts week
Angry Arts week was an event organised by a group of radical artists based in Lower East Side, New York in January 1967. It brought together such people as Michael Brown of the Pageant Players, Peter...
Collective:Unconscious
Collective:Unconscious is a non-profit (501(c)(3)) corporation, founded in New York City in 1993, and incorporated in 1995. Originally based on Ave. B in Alphabet City, it moved to Ludlow Street on Ma...
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Riis Houses
73°58′29″W / 40.723917°N 73.974659°W / 40.723917; -73.974659Jacob Riis Houses are a public housing project in the East Village, on the Lower East Side of Manhattan in New York...
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Richie Fitzpatrick
Richard "Richie" Fitzpatrick (1880-1904) was a top gunman in the Monk Eastman gang, as well as a former member of the Five Points Gang, during the late 1890s until his death in 1904. He is best known ...
Third Street Music School Settlement
Founded in 1894, Third Street Music School is the oldest community school of the arts in the United States and traces its roots to the late 19th-century settlement house movement. As part of this sett...
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Fuck You (magazine)
Fuck You: A Magazine of the Arts was a literary magazine founded in 1962 by the poet Ed Sanders on the Lower East Side of New York City. Sanders later co-founded the musical group The Fugs. Sanders pr...
Knickerbocker Village
Knickerbocker Village Limited is a lower-middle class housing development situated between the Manhattan Bridge and Brooklyn Bridge, in what is generally considered to be the Two Bridges section of th...
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Rutgers Houses
Rutgers Houses, also known as Henry Rutgers Houses, is a public housing development built and maintained by the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) on the Lower East Side of Manhattan at 40°42′43″...
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Angel Orensanz Center
The Angel Orensanz Center (originally Anshe Chesed Synagogue; also formerly known as the Norfolk Street Congregation and Anshe Slonim Synagogue) is located at 172 Norfolk Street (between Stanton Stre...
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