The Lower East Side History Project

Posted on: October 2nd, 2009 at 6:19 am by

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As of yesterday, the East Village History Project is now called the Lower East Side History Project.  According to the press release:

“With the name change comes new additions to the staff and an exciting new schedule of tours that kick off this week, including: African-American Experience, Creating Bohemia, Beat Writers & Poets, Fourth Ward, Movie/TV Tour, and the return of Riots, Protests & Rebellion. You can see a full tour schedule at our new website, http://leshp.org , along with new features about the neighborhood and a lot of historic information to come.

Our focus will remain on research and educational programming, and we could really use the public’s support as we grow — so we have set up a membership program which, in exchange for a 100% tax-deductible donation, entitles LESHP members to free walking tours and discounts at local attractions, cultural institutions, restaurants and services. For example: 2 for 1 admission to the Merchant’s House Museum, and discounts to E.4th Street theater performances via a FAB Pass.”

Lower East Side History Project, 308 Bowery, (212) 614-8702

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