Lower East Side Tenement Museum Bookshop
Go back in time to when the Lower East Side was tenement housing and immigration was the creating the base for the melting pot of ethnic, religious and cultural diversity that is NYC today.
The word "museum" does not properly describe this fascinating place, which consists of several 19th century tenement and factory buildings that have not been altered since the early 20th century - go on one of the tours to get a fascinating glimpse of what life was like on the lower east side 100…
A tourist gift shop with books covering the immigrant experience in NYC & local history.
“lent me their scissors in a blizzard and they rent boxes to take your mail and packages so you can have an official address that is not the building where you live”
“Lovely outdoor bar right down the block. Go there during warm weather for white wine and oysters.”
“Great neighborhood spot, friendly baristas, and so close! They serve all Stumptown coffee, which is delicious, and bake their own pastries. ”
“Whether you regularly get behind the decks or not, legendary record store and DJ depot Turntable Lab is a must-stop in the East Village. Not only do they stock vinyl from around the world, but they also have everything a budding audiophile needs to get their home system up to snuff. There aren’t many music stores left in the city since the dawn of the digital age, but this one is still going strong after all these years. ”