97 Orchard Street

Partners in Preservation Nominates Historic Lower East Side Sites for Funding

Last modified April 26, 2012 at 12:03 pm

Partners in Preservation is a roving community-based program that provides preservation grants for local historic places in need of attention

New Tenement Museum Exhibit “Shop Life” to Begin Construction Monday

Posted February 9, 2012 at 6:28 am

With one new monthly tour in its collective pocket, the Tenement Museum is ready to embark on its latest venture at 97 Orchard Street.

“Exploring 97 Orchard” Tour Launching at Tenement Museum Thursday

Posted January 23, 2012 at 11:21 am

The new Tenement Museum tour “Exploring 97 Orchard” is officially part of the calendar rotation. Details after the jump!

New Tenement Museum Tour Explores the Layers of History at 97 Orchard

Posted December 15, 2011 at 10:16 am

Although many thousands of tourists visit the historical site each year, 97 Orchard has largely remained in the supporting actor category. All that is now changing.

Lower East Side Slang of Yore

Posted August 31, 2011 at 6:28 am

In the past, we here at Boogie have frequently delved into the subject of Lower East Side linguistics. What about slang that didn’t make the cut? More after the jump!

Meet Officer Muni-Meter on Orchard Street

Posted August 10, 2011 at 10:07 am

An instrument of law enforcement was itself transformed into law enforcement artwork.

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Real Estate History at the Tenement Museum [Video]

Posted February 1, 2011 at 2:41 pm

Grab a look at progress inside the new Tenement Museum visitors center.

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From the Tenement Museum Photo Archive, Part 3

Last modified March 12, 2012 at 6:53 pm

Today is the official launch of the Tenement Museum’s photo archives.  Their collection includes over 1,300 images culled from the last century, and is an extremely useful resource. Be sure to poke around the database, and take a little stroll down memory lane.

From the Tenement Museum Photo Archive, Part 2

Last modified June 22, 2010 at 11:42 pm

As mentioned yesterday, we are featuring photographs from the forthcoming Tenement Museum photo archive all this week.  The big project reveal will be on Wednesday, so stay tuned. Today’s selection truly tugs at the heart-strings.