LESPI-NY:: Lower East Side Preservation Initiative - New York

Buildings of the East Village



NEW DATE: Saturday, May 20 at 5:00pm LESPI is sponsoring Laurence Frommer's walking tour of St. Mark's Place / the East Village. Details and tickets are HERE

This weekend, May 20 and 21, is the NY Landmarks Conservancy's Sacred Sites Open House, when historic houses of worship all over the city and state - including 5 in the Lower East Side - open their doors to the public. See HERE for map and more info.

LESPI's book "East Village: Lens on the Lower East Side" - a beautiful collection of contemporary photos and history of the East Village - is available at McNally Jackson Booksellers store at 52 Prince St near Lafayette St and The Source at 331 East 9th St.

Donate to LESPI today - see HERE

Check out more LESPI photos on our Flickr site, and archival to contemporary East Village / Lower East Side images on our Pinterest site!

download the brochure.

The Lower East Side Preservation Initiative is dedicated to preserving the historic streetscapes of the Lower East Side, including the East Village, Lower East Side below Houston Street, Bowery, Chinatown and Little Italy