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

Buildings of the East Village



Join us for "Abolitionism, John Brown and Freedom Trails on the Bowery / Lower Manhattan," an illustrated lecture, on Wednesday, October 19 at Neighborhood Preservation Center, 232 East 11th St. For more details and to purchase tickets, see HERE.

LESPI's "East Village: Lens on the Lower East Side" - a beautiful collection of contemporary photos and history of the East Village - is available at Strand Bookstore.

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