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Tenement Museum’s “Under One Roof” Exhibit Aims to Connect With Local Community

The Tenement Museum recently broadened its focus, opening a new exhibition devoted to the stories of Chinese immigrants, Puerto Rican migrants and refugees from the Holocaust.

Tenement Museum Appoints New President

The Lower East Side Tenement Museum announced the appointment of a new leader today.

Saturday Night Live Has Some Fun With the LES Tenement Museum

There's was a starring role for the Lower East Side Tenement Museum in this past weekend's Saturday Night Liv

(Video) 15 Immigrants Become U.S. Citizens at Tenement Museum

Every year, the Department of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services holds a naturalization ceremony at the Lower East Side Tenement Museum.  This year's ceremony took place earlier this week, just days after the most tumultuous presidential election in generations....

Tenement Museum President Talks Expansion, Lower East Side Controversies

Our interview with Morris Vogel, as the Tenement Museum prepares to launch a major new exhibition.

Tenement Museum Officially Kicks Off Expansion Project This Morning

The Lower East Side Tenement Museum is in the midst of a major expansion. Several weeks ago, work began on the upper floors of 103 Orchard St., which are being transformed into a new exhibition space. Upon opening on...

Tenement Museum’s 97 Orchard St. in “Desperate Need of Care,” Fundraising Campaign Launched (Updated)

Here's a plea that arrived in the "in boxes" of Tenement Museum supporters yesterday. It was signed by Morris Vogel,  the Lower East Side organization's president. The Lower East Side Tenement Museum at 97 Orchard Street is a unique landmark....

Tenement Museum’s Building at 103 Orchard St. Now Affiliated with National Park Service

Earlier this month, President Obama signed legislation designating the Tenement Museum's building at 103 Orchard St. as an affiliated site of the National Park Service. Another museum property, 97 Orchard St., has been an affiliated site of the Park...

Essex Crossing Update: Architectural Plans, Community Liaison, Tenement Museum Video

A few new tidbits to pass along this afternoon regarding Essex Crossing, the 1.9 million square foot project coming to the former Seward Park Urban Renewal Area. Architectural firms are still working on finalizing plans for the first phase of...

Tenement Museum Announces $8 Million Expansion

The Lower East Side Tenement Museum has announced an expansion of its exhibition program.  New permanent installations will be added to tell the stories of Chinese immigrants, Jewish holocaust survivors and Puerto Rican immigrants who came to the Lower...
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