103 Orchard Street

Tenement Museum Reveals Details About Its Newest Exhibit About Post-WWII LES Life

Posted January 15, 2014 at 11:02 am

The Lower East Side Tenement Museum announced its newest permanent exhibit yesterday. It’ll focus on life in the neighborhood after World War II, exploring stories of Chinese immigrants, Jewish Holocaust survivors, and Puerto Rican migrants. These historical accounts are place-based, tied to the tenement building at 103 Orchard Street. The exhibit itself will be located […]

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US House of Representatives Approves Amendment to Include 103 Orchard in ‘Tenement Museum Bill’

Posted December 5, 2013 at 6:03 am

The federal government is just a few votes away from recognizing the recent expansion of the Tenement Museum. You’ll recall, of course, that the local history hub purchased 103 Orchard Street a couple years ago, and opened a state-of-the-art learning facility and gift shop there in 2011. Last spring, Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez (D-NY) introduced an […]

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Tenement Museum Launches Foodie Series “Culinary Conversations”

Last modified September 19, 2012 at 12:18 pm

The Tenement Museum is now aboard the foodie bandwagon with some new programming called “Culinary Conversations.”

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Recap: “Out Harvey Wang’s Window” at Tenement Museum Visitor’s Center

Posted December 2, 2011 at 11:18 am

Inaugurating their new space on Wednesday evening, the Tenement Museum Visitor’s Center hosted the grand opening of “Out Harvey Wang’s Window: Photos of the Lower East Side.”

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Orchard Street Repaved Early Tuesday Morning

Posted November 30, 2011 at 6:09 am

The museum-ified, model block of Orchard Street between Broome and Delancey is now without its longstanding cobbled character.

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“Out Harvey Wang’s Window” Opens at the Tenement Museum Visitors Center

Posted November 22, 2011 at 10:22 am

Could there be a more appropriate opening exhibit for the recently-opened Tenement Museum Visitors Center than “Out Harvey Wang’s Window,” a series of photographs documenting the Lower East Side and Chinatown, from the late 70’s to the mid 90’s?

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Sinking Orchard Street Being Re-Paved This Week

Posted November 14, 2011 at 6:18 am

For the last two years, the road has been gradually sinking deeper and deeper, yet motorists never seem to pay any mind.

Tenement Museum Officially Opens Visitor Center at 103 Orchard Today

Last modified November 8, 2011 at 11:30 am

After a two-month-long delay reportedly attributed to occupancy issues, the doors of the Sadie Samuelson Levy Heritage Center at 103 Orchard Street are finally opening.

Mysterious Early Morning Alarm Irks Orchard Street Residents

Posted November 1, 2011 at 6:18 am

Apparently an ear-splitting alarm has been sounding off during the wee hours of the morning, seriously irking neighbors at the corner of Orchard and Delancey.

Tenement Museum Reveals Building Advert on Delancey

Posted October 25, 2011 at 6:28 am

Early yesterday morning, a truck-bound crane was parked directly on the sidewalk at the southwest corner of Orchard and Delancey. The reveal, after the jump!