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

Buildings of the East Village



Save the dates: LESPI's two-part Lower East Side street art event is coming July 16 and 23 at The Clemente! Check our Facebook page for updates, or contact us to be on our mailing list.

We're celebrating the 50th anniversary of NYC's Landmarks Law!

With the return of beautiful warm weather, it's a great time to show your support for Lower East Side preservation with a LESPI t-shirt!

Check out more LESPI photos on our Flickr site, and a huge range of archival to contemporary shots of the historic East Village / Lower East Side 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