Radical Alphabet City Tour

Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space (MoRUS) , East Village Sunday December 8 2013 15:00
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
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 (MoRUS)
Address: 155 Ave C
New York
Cross street: between 9th and 10th Sts
Transport: Subway: L to First Ave
Price: $20
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