Jewish Conservancy Visitor Center Targets Spring Opening

You may have noticed an addition to 400 Grand Street in the past few days: a brand new awning. The future home of the the LES Jewish Conservancy is coming along. We’re told the organization’s Visitor Center, formerly Ruby’s Fruits,  is now expected to open in the spring.  Speaking of the Conservancy, you can find a listing f their upcoming events (including walking tours) on our Community Calendar.

Former Home of “Ruby’s Fruits” Becomes Jewish Conservancy Visitor’s Center

Last year, after sixty years of selling fruits and vegetables from a beyond bare bones storefront at 400 Grand Street, cranky but beloved Ruby Baumgarten decided to call it quits. Now the ground-floor tenement space is about to get a new tenant — the Lower East Side Jewish Conservancy.