The Tenement Museum’s New Visitor Center – Ready to Renovate

We recently visited the site for the Tenement Museum's new Visitor Center and were lucky enough to get a tour from Executive Vice President, Barry Roseman. The museum bought the building at 103 Orchard Street in 2007 (directly across from the current space they rent at 108 Orchard) and did selected demolition earlier this year.  Barry told us that, after receiving a grant from the City, a loan from their bank and money from their Capital Campaign, they are ready to continue with the $13 million dollar project. Renovation was about to begin on the basement and ground floor. Have a look: