In 1947, Martin Greenfield entered 239 Varet Street as a 'floor boy' in a suit factory. By 1977, he owned the place. To this day, Martin Greenfield 'the Suit Doctor' uses this facility to produce hand-crafted suits for the best dressed cast of New York City - both real and fictional.
When & Where
NYCrafted takes you behind the labels, to the intersection of craft and technology fueling New York City’s urban manufacturing revitalization. This multi-media celebration of National Manufacturing Day shares the place-based narratives of four exemplary NYC-based manufacturers: Martin Greenfield Clothiers, Jacques Torres Chocolate, Kombucha Brooklyn and Rock Paper Robot. Meet the crafters, take the tours and explore the web of businesses that brings NYCrafted products into your home.
NYCrafted is powered by New York City Development Corporation, NYC Department of Small Business Services, and participating manufacturers.