Radical Alphabet City Tour

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By the late 1980s, Tompkins Square Park had become ground zero of the homeless crisis. A tent city took over the park as a refuge for the destitute. But it was also as a breeding ground for drug dealing and prostitution. In the summer of 1988, Koch ordere
Learn about the homegrown activism that has long been a part of Lower East Side and East Village culture. The tour visits the areas’ tenements, community gardens and historic sites, including Tompkins Square Park and the Christodora House.
Event phone: 973-818-8495
Event website: http://morusnyc.org
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