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Jarmulowsky Bank

Join us Thursday May 20 for an insider’s look at the magnificent restoration of the 1912 Jarmulowsky Bank Building, on Canal and Orchard Streets. See HERE for more info and to register.

May is Lower East Side History Month – check back with us here and on Facebook for LESPI’s upcoming webinars celebrating this amazing community, or join our mailing list on this page.

Watch LESPI’s free webinars on LES history and architecture on YouTube:


Help fight the Mayor’s plan for a massive upzoning of Soho/Noho – send an automated letter to your local elected official HERE

ERP’s Tennis Ctr. Comfort Station (foreground), 1939

Help save the East River Park’s historic Track House and Tennis Center Comfort Station, now threatened with demolition as part of the East Side Coastal Resiliency Project. Sign the Petition: