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Lower East Side History Project Walking Tours

c/o Neighborhood Preservation Center, 232 East 11th Street, New York City, NY
+1 347-465-7767
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Had the privilege of visiting New York and participating in the LES Mafia Walk. If you are... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2017
waterman
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Manchester
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Great experience! Eric has first hand knowledge of the neighborhood and the history tied to it. I... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2017
Jeffrey L
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Lower East Side History Project is an award winning non-profit organization dedicated to research, education and preservation.
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c/o Neighborhood Preservation Center, 232 East 11th Street, New York City, NY
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+1 347-465-7767

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Reviewed 13 June 2017

Had the privilege of visiting New York and participating in the LES Mafia Walk. If you are fascinated by the whole history of the crime and the mafia in New York you will love this tour. Eric met us outside an old school Italian resturant...More

Thank waterman
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Great experience! Eric has first hand knowledge of the neighborhood and the history tied to it. I loved that his "goal" of the tour was show you what you think it the truth of the mob and was is actually true. Walking though those streets...More

Thank Jeffrey L
Reviewed 21 May 2017

It was a cold and overcast day - Eric still met us right on time. My husband & I had a private tour as due to the weather,other guests cancelled. Eric provided us with so much information and showed us where Mafia Social Clubs were...More

Thank Dancemom221
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Eric Ferrara took us around what used to be Little Italy, pointing out the old Mafia social clubs, where Mafia leaders lived and ate, and the social history of the area. Eric has an encyclopedic knowledge of the Mafia and the area, having grown up...More

Thank DocStreiner
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Eric was an awesome tour guide, with a wealth of insider knowledge and the evidence to back it up. My boyfriend and I ended up being the only two on the tour due to four no shows. We walked a pretty small area of the...More

Thank FazJak
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Rarely do you get an opportunity to have subject matter like this described to you by someone who has spent their entire life literally immersed in it. Eric offered first hand knowledge, was able to answer any questions we had and brought us face to...More

Thank Devin R
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We took the private tour of the Lower East Side with Eric Ferrara. He knows the history of the mob as well as anyone can I think. He has written several publications on the subject,

Thank Kickinback
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

I booked a walking tour with Eric for my husbands 50th Birthday present... He was so helpful during the booking process .... I can honestly say that during our weeks visit to New York this tour was the best thing that we did and the...More

Thank Rebecca D
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Eric is very passionate not for his subject matter and the area in which he grew up. He really knows his material and i walked away from the tour feeling enriched for the experience. Highly recommended.

Thank Dave G
Reviewed 19 February 2017

did tour with eric yesterday, extremely interesting and informative. being he grew up in area, you know he is not just any "tour guide" who "studied" the facts and then recited them to us. you know you are with someone who real does know the...More

Thank BSvin
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sgoldsmithbrown
18 April 2017|
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Response from LESHP | Property representative |
Hello- Yes, I emailed you back twice. Maybe our emails are getting blocked? Please meet the group by 12:00pm outside of Cacio e Vino at 80 Second Avenue (between E.4th and E.5th Streets). If you need specific directions... More
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Les F
23 March 2015|
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Response from LESHP | Property representative |
Hi Les- Our tours are $20pp and a full schedule with more information about each tour can be found on our website (it won't let me post a link for some ridiculous reason). This is our schedule through the end of... More
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