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Lower East Side History Project Walking Tours

c/o Neighborhood Preservation Center, 232 East 11th Street, New York City, NY
+1 347-465-7767
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Just a brilliant walk. Full of tales of old Lower East side. Fully comes alive in front of your... read more

Reviewed March 11, 2018
mops9
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London, United Kingdom
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Very good!!!! Great to know about the history behind great movies like The God Father

I really enjoyed the tour, 1,5 hour of knowledge!!!! The tourist guide really know his job!!! Great... read more

Reviewed November 26, 2017
Adriana G
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Madrid
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Lower East Side History Project is an award winning non-profit organization dedicated to research, education and preservation.
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c/o Neighborhood Preservation Center, 232 East 11th Street, New York City, NY
East Village
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+1 347-465-7767
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Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

Just a brilliant walk. Full of tales of old Lower East side. Fully comes alive in front of your eyes.

Thank mops9
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Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed the tour, 1,5 hour of knowledge!!!! The tourist guide really know his job!!! Great to know about the real history behind great movies like The Godfather!

Thank Adriana G
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Reviewed November 7, 2017

Bit late in posting a review... This is a very good tour. Eric was very informative and knew his history, he communicated excellently. He answered any questions we had and even went over the allotted time on the tour as he had time to spare....More

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Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

Eric does an excellent job communicating his immense knowledge about the topic. Both my wife and I loved the tour and knowing more about the history of such an important community in Manhattan. 100% recommended.

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Reviewed October 15, 2017

My wife and I highly recommend the Mafia Tour offered by the Lower East Side History Project. Our guide, Eric, was extremely knowledgeable and personable. He had a great deal of information to share and he was happy to answer any and all questions. Eric...More

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Reviewed October 9, 2017

As title says we were back in NY so one of the first things we booked was another tour with Eric. His level of knowledge and his ability to communicate it, is unrivalled. $40 very well spent for the two of us. See you next...More

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Reviewed October 7, 2017

We did this Lower East Side Walking Tour to learn more about an area in which we have spent a fair amount of time. Sadly, so many of the historical sites in this area have been torn down, burned out, repurposed, or are slated for...More

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Reviewed October 2, 2017

The Lower East Side History Project's Mafia Walking Tour provides the best History lesson on Italian Immigration in the United States, their settling into the NYC area (Little Italy), and the emerging, thriving, and impact of the Mafia on the community and slums of NYC....More

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Reviewed September 13, 2017

We had booked the NYC Mafia Tour when we visited NY last year but due to exceptional temperatures – over 100F – it was cancelled. Never daunted we booked again and completed this tour during our return to New York this August. My husband is...More

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Reviewed September 4, 2017

I've been wanting to do a NYC Mafia Tour since moving down here 15 years ago. Finally got to do one last weekend. Picked this one due to the positive reviews and the price, at $20 it's a lot less than most of the other...More

1  Thank Lee L
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sgoldsmithbrown
April 18, 2017|
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Response from LESHP | Property representative |
Hello- Yes, I emailed you back twice. Maybe our emails are getting blocked? Please meet the group by 12:00pm outside of Cacio e Vino at 80 Second Avenue (between E.4th and E.5th Streets). If you need specific directions... More
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Les F
March 22, 2015|
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Response from LESHP | Property representative |
Hi Les- Our tours are $20pp and a full schedule with more information about each tour can be found on our website (it won't let me post a link for some ridiculous reason). This is our schedule through the end of... More
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