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May 7, 2016 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Elizabeth Street Garden
Chinatown: A Walk Through History, with the Museum of Chinese in America as part of The Municipal Art Society’s Jane’s Walk NYC and in celebration of Lower East Side History Month
Meet at the Garden and uncover the history of one of New York City’s oldest neighborhoods! This walking tour examines how everyday buildings, public and commercial places, and streets have shaped the community from its origins as the Native American village of Werpoes Hill in 1600 to one of the fastest growing immigrant communities of present day New York City. The tour ends at the Museum of Chinese in America.
Open to the public and FREE.