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Lower East Side History Project Walking Tours

c/o Neighborhood Preservation Center, 232 East 11th Street, New York City, NY
+1 347-465-7767
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Mafia Tour ... truth uncovered and myths dispelled ....

We had booked the NYC Mafia Tour when we visited NY last year but due to exceptional temperatures... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
fussyflora
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London, United Kingdom
Excellent Mafia Tour of Little Italy

I've been wanting to do a NYC Mafia Tour since moving down here 15 years ago. Finally got to do... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lee L
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Valhalla, New York
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Lower East Side History Project is an award winning non-profit organization dedicated to research, education and preservation.
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c/o Neighborhood Preservation Center, 232 East 11th Street, New York City, NY
East Village
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+1 347-465-7767

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had booked the NYC Mafia Tour when we visited NY last year but due to exceptional temperatures – over 100F – it was cancelled. Never daunted we booked again and completed this tour during our return to New York this August. My husband is...More

Thank fussyflora
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been wanting to do a NYC Mafia Tour since moving down here 15 years ago. Finally got to do one last weekend. Picked this one due to the positive reviews and the price, at $20 it's a lot less than most of the other...More

1  Thank Lee L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did this walk with Eric after friends recommended it. It was fantastic. A whole new insight into the world of the mafia mob, the places they lived and worked and how their "normal" life seemed to be normal, or not! A true insight into...More

1  Thank bubsies2017
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Had the privilege of visiting New York and participating in the LES Mafia Walk. If you are fascinated by the whole history of the crime and the mafia in New York you will love this tour. Eric met us outside an old school Italian resturant...More

Thank waterman
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Great experience! Eric has first hand knowledge of the neighborhood and the history tied to it. I loved that his "goal" of the tour was show you what you think it the truth of the mob and was is actually true. Walking though those streets...More

Thank Jeffrey L
Reviewed 21 May 2017

It was a cold and overcast day - Eric still met us right on time. My husband & I had a private tour as due to the weather,other guests cancelled. Eric provided us with so much information and showed us where Mafia Social Clubs were...More

Thank Dancemom221
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Eric Ferrara took us around what used to be Little Italy, pointing out the old Mafia social clubs, where Mafia leaders lived and ate, and the social history of the area. Eric has an encyclopedic knowledge of the Mafia and the area, having grown up...More

1  Thank DocStreiner
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Eric was an awesome tour guide, with a wealth of insider knowledge and the evidence to back it up. My boyfriend and I ended up being the only two on the tour due to four no shows. We walked a pretty small area of the...More

1  Thank FazJak
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Rarely do you get an opportunity to have subject matter like this described to you by someone who has spent their entire life literally immersed in it. Eric offered first hand knowledge, was able to answer any questions we had and brought us face to...More

Thank Devin R
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We took the private tour of the Lower East Side with Eric Ferrara. He knows the history of the mob as well as anyone can I think. He has written several publications on the subject,

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sgoldsmithbrown
18 April 2017|
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Response from LESHP | Property representative |
Hello- Yes, I emailed you back twice. Maybe our emails are getting blocked? Please meet the group by 12:00pm outside of Cacio e Vino at 80 Second Avenue (between E.4th and E.5th Streets). If you need specific directions... More
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Les F
23 March 2015|
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Response from LESHP | Property representative |
Hi Les- Our tours are $20pp and a full schedule with more information about each tour can be found on our website (it won't let me post a link for some ridiculous reason). This is our schedule through the end of... More
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