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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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Highly Recommend The Mafia Walking Tour

My wife and I highly recommend the Mafia Tour offered by the Lower East Side History Project. Our... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
hml9924
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New City, New York
Back in NY back on another tour with Eric

As title says we were back in NY so one of the first things we booked was another tour with Eric... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Anita37
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England
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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
East Village
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+1 347-465-7767

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Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I highly recommend the Mafia Tour offered by the Lower East Side History Project. Our guide, Eric, was extremely knowledgeable and personable. He had a great deal of information to share and he was happy to answer any and all questions. Eric...More

Thank hml9924
Reviewed 1 week ago

As title says we were back in NY so one of the first things we booked was another tour with Eric. His level of knowledge and his ability to communicate it, is unrivalled. $40 very well spent for the two of us. See you next...More

Thank Anita37
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did this Lower East Side Walking Tour to learn more about an area in which we have spent a fair amount of time. Sadly, so many of the historical sites in this area have been torn down, burned out, repurposed, or are slated for...More

1  Thank Sweetwood1075
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Lower East Side History Project's Mafia Walking Tour provides the best History lesson on Italian Immigration in the United States, their settling into the NYC area (Little Italy), and the emerging, thriving, and impact of the Mafia on the community and slums of NYC....More

Thank jahsan1965
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We had booked the NYC Mafia Tour when we visited NY last year but due to exceptional temperatures – over 100F – it was cancelled. Never daunted we booked again and completed this tour during our return to New York this August. My husband is...More

Thank fussyflora
Reviewed 5 September 2017

I've been wanting to do a NYC Mafia Tour since moving down here 15 years ago. Finally got to do one last weekend. Picked this one due to the positive reviews and the price, at $20 it's a lot less than most of the other...More

1  Thank Lee L
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We did this walk with Eric after friends recommended it. It was fantastic. A whole new insight into the world of the mafia mob, the places they lived and worked and how their "normal" life seemed to be normal, or not! A true insight into...More

1  Thank bubsies2017
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

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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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