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Lower East Side, New York City

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The Lower East Side, sometimes abbreviated as LES, is a neighborhood in the southeastern part of the New York City borough of Manhattan, roughly located between the Bowery and the East River, and Canal Street and Houston Street. Traditionally an immigrant, working-class neighborhood, it began rapid gentrification in the mid-2000s, prompting The National Trust for Historic Preservation to place the neighborhood on their list of America's Most Endangered Places.BoundariesThe Lower East Side is roughly bounded by the Bowery to the west, East Houston Street to the north, the F.D.R. Drive to the east and Canal Street to the south. The western boundary below Grand Street veers east off of the Bowery to approximately Essex Street.The neighborhood is bordered in the south and west by Chinatown – which extends north to roughly Grand Street, in the west by NoLIta and in the north by East Village.
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  • From 1860 70, said in Tokyo, where Germany, Jewish, United Kingdom many immigrants came from the old House has built, reconstructed it for young, fashionable, and did feel like Shinjuku Harajuku, night daytime.
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  • This tour is very interesting and shows a fascinating side of New York's street art. Jeremy, our tour guide, was excellent; he not only explained the story behind each artwork and artist he also gave ...  more »
  • This is a great place to go for old time New York deli food. Unlike anywhere else in the US. Not like it was in the 60's and 70's, but still worth a visit.  more »