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

Buildings of the East Village



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Join LESPI's letter-writing campaign to urge the Mayor and City Council to quickly fill the vacant NYC Landmarks Commission Chair position with a new Chair who'll fight to preserve both NYC and the Lower East Side - letters can be sent HERE

LESPI's book "East Village: Lens on the Lower East Side" - a beautiful collection of contemporary photos and history of the East Village - is available at McNally Jackson Booksellers store at 52 Prince St and The Source at 331 E 9th St.

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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