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Local Treasures: A History of Tenement Housing of the Lower East Side
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Local Treasures: A History of Tenement Housing of the Lower East Side

December 3 , 2:00 pm

Sid Kaplan’s photo of Lower East Side tenement buildings amid a pattern of fire escapes. Courtesy

Join Katie Vogel, public historian at Henry Street Settlement, and New York Public Library’s Philip Sutton for a conversation about the history of tenement housing in New York, exploring why tenements were created, what daily life was like for residents, and how settlements such as Henry Street created opportunities for change and social reform in the local community. This event will take place in person at Seward Park Library, 192 East Broadway. More info here.

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Date:
December 3
Time:
2:00 pm
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