LESPI-NY:: Lower East Side Preservation Initiative - New York

Buildings of the East Village



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Sign LESPI's on-line petition for a new NYC Lower East Side historic district centered on the blocks around the Tenement Museum. The LES is one of the historically most important areas of the country!

LESPI's books "East Village: Lens on the Lower East Side" and "Chinatown: Lens on the Lower East Side" - beautiful collections of contemporary photos and histories of these neighborhoods - are available at McNally Jackson Booksellers store and The Source (EV book only).

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Check out more LESPI photos on our Flickr site, and archival to contemporary East Village / Lower East Side images on our Pinterest site!

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The Lower East Side Preservation Initiative is dedicated to preserving the historic streetscapes of the Lower East Side, including the East Village, Lower East Side below Houston Street, Bowery, Chinatown and Little Italy