Bowery Street of East Village

Walking Tour of the Bowery on Saturday!

What do. . .
 Native Americans George Washington John Jacob Astor

Federal-style architecture tap dance minstrelsy the term
Jim Crow Stephen Foster
gangs of New York streetcars Kleindeutschland Peter Cooper vaudeville the vaudeville hook Yiddish theater
Stephen Crane
American slang Stanford White Irving Berlin Eddie Cantor Mae West

Abstract Expressionism Mark Rothko Weegee

Beat literature William S. Burroughs Amiri Baraka

punk rock the Ramones Patti Smith

 

. . .all have in common?

Find out on the. . . Walking Tour of the Bowery

 w/Architectural Historian Kerri Culhane

March 3, 2012 @ 1:30pm

 Meet at Cooper Union Foundation Building

 (at 7th Street)

Free!

 Originally an Indian foot trail, Bowery is NYC’s oldest thoroughfare.
It was recently named to NY State Register of Historic Places.

Sponsors: Bowery Alliance of Neighbors & Two Bridges Neighborhood Council

DISTANCES FROM EAST VILLAGE APARTMENTS

Closest landmarks

  • Cooper Union 0.3 km
  • Cooper Triangle 0.3 km
  • Bleecker Street 0.4 km
  • McSorley's 0.4 km
  • Katz's Deli 0.4 km
  • New Museum 0.4 km
  • Broadway - Lafayette Street 0.4 km
  • Astor Place 0.5 km
  • Astor Place Subway Station 0.5 km
  • ABC Playground 0.6 km

Most popular landmarks

  • Ground Zero 2.5 km
  • Empire State Building 2.6 km
  • Grand Central Station 3.2 km
  • Times Square 3.5 km
  • Rockefeller Center 3.8 km
  • Museum of Modern Art 4.1 km
  • Central Park 5.1 km
  • Ellis Island 5.1 km
  • Statue of Liberty 6.1 km
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art 6.4 km

Restaurants and markets

  • The Bean (Cafe/bar) 0.1 km
  • Gemma's (Restaurant) 0.2 km
  • Calliope (Restaurant) 0.2 km
  • Whole Foods (Supermarket) 0.3 km
  • Il Buco (Restaurant) 0.3 km
  • Union Square Farmer's Market (Market) 1.3 km

Closest airports

  • LaGuardia Airport 11.3 km
  • Newark Liberty International Airport 16.4 km
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport 19.3 km

Shopping nearby - all within 500m!

  • Nolita (Boutique)
  • Historic Orchard Street Shopping District (Boutique)
  • SoHo (High street)