144 Delancey Street

History Hunt – Week 3 Answered

Last modified July 27, 2010 at 11:22 am

Thanks to all the folks who participated in week 3 of the History Hunt.  The correct answer is 142-146 Delancey, the former home of Loews Delancey.  Congratulations to Thomas V. Armstrong for winning a copy of The Snakehead by Patrick Radden Keefe.

From Tenements to Loews on Delancey

Posted February 23, 2010 at 6:33 am

Our East Village compatriot EV Grieve sent along this photo from the official records of nyc.gov.  It depicts a street scene outside 146 Delancey in 1908, and is accompanied by the following caption: A barefoot young boy on the sidewalk near 146 Delancey Street, Manhattan, watches laborers dig in the street. The view shows storefronts […]