|Forgotten Lower East Side|
This comprehensive tour goes off the beaten path, exploring districts and aspects of our neighborhood most excursions overlook. Sure, we'll discuss the tenements and immigrant experience in detail, but we'll go beyond the familiar narrative and cover a thousand years of important history; from Native Americans to modern-day gentrification.
Visit on tour:
Your guide, Eric Ferrara, a fourth-generation Lower East Sider, offers a decade of active research and over a century of ancestral community insight, providing a one of a kind experience suitable for any casual tour-goer or hard-core academic. Utilizing rare maps, photos, documents, articles and oral histories not found elsewhere, Ferrara digs deep into the neighborhood's forgotten history.
Eric Ferrara is founder and director of Lower East Side History Project, and author of several New York City history books including two new titles, Lower East Side: Then & Now & Lower East Side: Oral Histories. Ferrara has consulted numerous movie and television projects for HBO, Warner Brothers, National Geographic, History Chanel and many more. Learn more about Eric here.
Share or bookmark this article: