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Lower East Side History Project Walking Tours

Lower East Side History Project Walking Tours
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Lower East Side History Project is an award winning non-profit organization dedicated to research, education and preservation.
c/o Neighborhood Preservation Center, 232 East 11th Street, New York City, NY
East Village
+1 347-465-7767
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took the forgotten new york tour with Eric, and it was great. We were a small group and so there were no problems with hearing, keeping up, or finding time to ask questions. Eric was super knowledgable, and you could tell he had a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Susan B
Reviewed February 1, 2019 via mobile

My wife and myself spent 2 weeks in New York and this was one of my favorite things we did. Eric was very friendly and had a wealth of knowledge and presented it all in a way that had me not wanting the tour to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jason B
Reviewed January 27, 2019

I have just returned from a 1 week trip to visit New York for the 1st time & one of the things high up on my list of tours to take was something detailing the history & rise of the Mafia from its earliest beginnings...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mjd4rebel
Reviewed January 13, 2019

I thought this tour was great. Eric has great knowledge of the area, as a local, and is happy to share that with little stories and anecdotes as you go around. Every question we asked was answered. The tour is unscripted, so each one gives...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Blok103
Reviewed January 1, 2019

Eric Ferrara does the best walking tour of Little Italy and the Lower East Side in NYC. I did some other walking tours whilst in Manhattan and they came up second best to his tours. He really knows his stuff - movies, history, and such...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MyNo1Place
Reviewed December 28, 2018

Eric is a terrific tour guide - informative, historically accurate, with a passion for the city and the Lower East Side. This was our second tour with him and it was excellent. i would highly recommend Eric and his company - book now!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BHD333
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Eric is a great guy! He has great knowledge of the area as this is where he grew up. Showed us all the movie spots and history of the mob in this area. Would recommend this to anyone with interest in mob related history. It...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rickyo925
Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

Wow, what an amazing experience. Eric our guide was a fountain of knowledge having first had experience living in little Italy and growing up with Mafia Members. We toured the former streets of little Italy and shown what life was like back then being a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jakegenever
Reviewed November 12, 2018

Eric was amazing. Called him on Saturday and he met my wife and I early Sunday morning for the tour even though we were the only ones. Truth be told she only went for me. Eric grew up in the area and is very passionate...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank McBudster
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

My friend and I booked this tour after she did some research online about mob history related tours. Evidently Eric’s resume speaks for itself and that was a win win as he charges very little money for such educational tour. I love history and mob...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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April 18, 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
Les F
March 22, 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