105 Orchard Street

Sidewalk Shed Coming Soon to 103 Orchard

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 2:19 am

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 […]

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Residential History of 103 Orchard Street

Last modified January 26, 2010 at 3:29 pm

A couple weeks ago, we touched on the building history of 103 Orchard Street.  Today, the focus is on those who lived there.  A residential history, as it were. The construction of 103, 105, and 107 Orchard coincided with the arrival of large numbers of Eastern-European immigrants to the Lower East Side.  Indeed, most of […]

A History of 103 Orchard Street

Last modified January 26, 2010 at 3:29 pm

We are pleased to introduce this post as the first of hopefully many contributions by the fine folks at the Tenement Museum. [Photo via Keiko Niwa] Standing across the street from the corner tenement at 103 Orchard today, there is little evidence suggestive of the immense changes it has undergone since it was erected in […]