Posts Tagged ‘Lower East Side Tenement Museum’

Museum Honors the Irish

County Mayo family lauded for its many achievements. ℘℘℘ The O’Dwyer family was honored at a benefit for the Lower East Side Tenement Museum in New York City. Three generations of the O’Dwyers, both immigrant and American-born, have worked to improve the lives of citizens of New York City, and many of them have beenRead more..

Irish Family Comes to
Tenement Museum

An Irish immigrant family is moving into 97 Orchard Street in the Lower East Side of New York City, but it won’t be having visitors until May 2005. That’s because this is the address of the Tenement Museum, a National Historic Site, which exhibits apartments of immigrant families that once lived in the building. TheRead more..

Window on the Past

A step into the Lower East Side Tenement Museum in Manhattan is a step back in time. Housed at 97 Orchard Street, one of the first tenement buildings in New York City, the museum is the only one of its kind in the United States. It showcases the ordinary lives of four immigrant families whoRead more..