This popular and exciting tour explores the former social clubs, homes and haunts of some of the most influential 20th century mobsters, while uncovering the truth behind many Mafia legends.
Discuss the Italian immigrant experience and the social, political and economical conditions which allowed organized gangsterism to thrive in the slums of New York City by the turn of the century.
"YOU'LL BE AMAZED..."
Tour is led by Eric Ferrara, a fourth-generation Little Italy native, published author, movie & TV consultant and founder of the award-winning Lower East Side History Project.
Every Wednesday and Saturday at 12:00pm, $20.00 pp.
See website for more information: http://www.leshp.org/walking-tours/60-mafia-tour
Lower East Side History Project
The Lower East Side History Project is an award-winning non-profit organization dedicated to researching, documenting and preserving the history of the greater Lower East Side of New York City.