5 Ludlow Street

Sidelined by Fire, Ludlow Street Funeral Home Begins Road to Resurrection

Posted May 25, 2016 at 9:38 am

Two months after a fire sidelined the Boe Fook Funeral Home on lower Ludlow Street, the rebuilding process has begun. Late in the evening of March 14 a fire sparked on the ground floor of the establishment. It’s believed that the cause of the blaze was a ceremonial fireplace used for burning paper inscribed with […]

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Discovering a Long Lost Kiddush Cup from the Kletzker Brotherly Aid Association

Posted February 13, 2013 at 11:11 am

Last night, we fielded an email from a giddy reader about a recent find. “History rescued from the great melt,” he wrote with excitement.

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The Kletzker Brotherly Aid Association at 5 Ludlow

Posted December 28, 2009 at 6:27 am

Deep down at the southern terminus of Ludlow Street is a well-preserved old world building.  Its ornamentation, arched windows, and columns on the upper levels are quite exquisite.  Today, the unique structure at 5 Ludlow is headquarters of the Boe Fook Funeral Home, undertakers servicing the Chinese community.