Recent Event Wednesday, Oct. 30


Designing Tenements & Temples: The Herter Brothers

11:00pm – 12:30am

Museum at Eldridge Street, 12 Eldridge St, New York, NY 10002


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Museum at Eldridge Street

Tenements are commonplace but poorly understood. Zachary Violette uses ornament to reconsider the role of tenement architects (who often had deep roots in immigrant communities) in improving housing for the poor, uncovering surprising ties to builders of grander sites like Eldridge Street Synagogue.