Apartment Tours

Finding Home

Visit the tenement homes of the Epstein and Saez Velez families in the 1950s and 1960s. The families shared a tenement building at 103 Orchard Street, and shared a changing Lower East Side, yet had very different experiences as Jewish Holocaust survivors and Puerto Rican migrants. What was it like to live in a neighborhood becoming more racially and culturally diverse and how did newly arrived families find a sense of belonging? Visitors will explore these questions through the memories of the families and the historical context of the mid-20th Century while touring their recreated homes.

Apartment Tours

Finding Home

Visit the tenement homes of the Epstein and Saez Velez families in the 1950s and 1960s. The families shared a tenement building at 103 Orchard Street, and shared a changing Lower East Side, yet had very different experiences as Jewish Holocaust survivors and Puerto Rican migrants. What was it like to live in a neighborhood becoming more racially and culturally diverse and how did newly arrived families find a sense of belonging? Visitors will explore these questions through the memories of the families and the historical context of the mid-20th Century while touring their recreated homes.

Tour type
Apartment Tours
Tour Location
103 Orchard
Tour Duration
60 minutes

Tickets are available at the Visitor Center on a first-come, first-serve basis.

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Ticket Price

Starting May 7, Finding Home is offered on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, and tickets are available to purchase three to five weeks in advance.

 

Tickets:

Adult $30
Senior $30
Student $30
Member Free

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You can also host a private tour for a small group at a flat rate of $360 (Members 15% discount). Inquire here.

Proof of full vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test 72 hours in advance required for this tour

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