Sidewalk Shed Coming Soon to 103 Orchard

Posted on: April 7th, 2010 at 6:12 am by

Relish the twin LES gate mural at the corner of Orchard and Delancey while you still can.  That’s right, 103 Orchard Street is already under the knife, and will soon gain a snazzy sidewalk shed. Once renovations are complete, however, the building will house a new visitors/educational facility for the Tenement Museum, officially dubbed the Sadie Samuelson Levy Immigrant Heritage Center.

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We are told that the plywood shed will be constructed by next week, rendering the sidewalk there inaccessible for at least six months.  In the interim, protective wooden frames were secured around the nearby trees to prevent any possible collateral damage from the work inside.

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