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New York City little known points of interest

Historic Lower East Side

The corner of Orchard and Rivington Streets, L...

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Put on your walking shoes and explore the historic Lower East Side. This downtown neighborHOOD was home to hundreds of thousands Irish, Jewish and Italian immigrants. Examine the architecture of the area’s buildings. Learn to distinguish between a row house and a tenement and see examples of rear tenements, dangerous holdovers from an era of unregulated overcrowding in the mid-19th century.

This walking tour will be this Sunday May 16, 2011 at 10:45am. The meeting spot is the corner of Canal and Eldridge Streets in Manhattan. For more information, visit nycjewishtours.org.

Admission price is $16 adults, $14 students and seniors, add $2 if purchasing ticket on day of tour.

Enjoy and come back to shop.

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May 14, 2011 - Posted by | General | , , , , , ,

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