Lower East Side History Project

Tonight: Preservation Efforts on the Lower East Side

Posted March 11, 2010 at 6:24 am

The Lower East Side History Project (LESHP) and New York Public Library event series continues tonight with a discussion about preservation efforts in the neighborhood.  Panelists include Rob Hollander, Elizabeth Solomon, and David Mulkins.

Museum of the American Gangster to Open at Theatre 80

Last modified February 18, 2010 at 3:30 pm

As EV Grieve also noted, a new museum dedicated to American gangsters is opening at Theatre 80 on St. Mark’s Place. From the Boogie inbox: I am proud to announce the opening of the Museum of the American Gangster at 80 St. Marks Place (between 1st and 2nd Avenue), inside the historic Theater 80 building. […]

Lower East Side History Project to Move

Posted January 28, 2010 at 9:34 am

On February 2, the Lower East Side History Project (LESHP) is moving from its current location at the Bowery Poetry Club to Fourth Arts Block (FAB) at 61 East Fourth Street.  The new visitors center, sponsored by LESHP, FAB, and the Cooper Square Committee (CSC), will be open Tuesday – Saturday, from noon to 6 […]

The Lower East Side History Project

Posted October 2, 2009 at 6:19 am

As of yesterday, the East Village History Project is now called the Lower East Side History Project.  According to the press release: “With the name change comes new additions to the staff and an exciting new schedule of tours that kick off this week, including: African-American Experience, Creating Bohemia, Beat Writers & Poets, Fourth Ward, […]

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