Visitors Center

Tenement Museum Opens New Visitor Center with Naturalization Ceremony

Posted September 21, 2011 at 6:41 am

Eighteen brand new citizens from sixteen countries, getting sworn in as citizens on the Lower East Side. Now, that’s “tradition,” as Tevya once proclaimed.

Tenement Museum Visitor’s Center at 103 Orchard Revealed

Posted July 25, 2011 at 6:41 am

103 Orchard Street is finally seeing the light of day after a long and formative slumber. The plywood is gone. More after the jump!

Progress Report: 103 Orchard Street Renovations

Posted August 19, 2010 at 6:12 am

The southwest corner of Orchard and Delancey Street is a beautiful mess.  Partitions are exposed, wires and splintered planks dangle from the ceiling, and elements of the old are poking through. This is the current state of 103 Orchard Street, now amidst a high-profile conversion into the new visitors center for the Tenement Museum. Once […]

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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