Radical Alphabet City Tour

© Q. Sakamaki
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
Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space, East Village Sunday September 1 2013 15:00
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.
Venue name: Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space
Contact:
Address: 155 Ave C
New York
10009
Cross street: between 9th and 10th Sts
Transport: Subway: L to First Ave
Price: $20