The LES storefront signs we’ve loved & lost (& found!)

The big, bold signage of the historic Lower East Side is part of its iconic legacy. From gold leaf Yiddish lettering on Kosher shop windows to gleaming neon marquees, the many big & busy storefront signs certainly contributed to the frenetic, frenzied atmosphere of the … Read more

After the Final Curtain: A Tale of Two Theatres on the Lower East Side

This post was written by Dina Posner, an intern at the Museum at Eldridge Street. Dina is a candidate for a Masters degree in Historic Preservation at Pratt Institute.  In the upcoming family program History Hunters: A Kid’s Life at Work,  kids go back in time to … Read more