The Little Italy / NoLIta Walking Tour
Little Italy / Chinatown listed in the National Register of Historic Places

A Wallking Tour of Little Italy's Past and the Present as a part of the Lower East Side

History - Architecture - Interesting Stories and Pictures from the Past

The walking tour focuses on the Italian history of the old neighborhood that became known as: Little Italy, and the newly evolving neighborhood of: NoLIta.
Also information about the architecture and history of remaining landmark institutional, religious and residential buildings that help us relate to the neighborhoods past
along with interesting pictures and stories that also help join us with the neighborhoods' past.

This Walking Tour of Little Italy's Past and Present Features:

A walk through the old Little Itally neighborhood that was roughly bounded by: Bleecker St., Lafayette St., Mosco St. and the Bowery; and the newly evolving NoLIta (northern Little Italy) gradually developing in the area surrounding the old St. Patrick's Cathedral. Going back to the early 19th century there was a middle income, ethnically mixed, artisan community with hundreds of 1 family (2 story) Federal styled homes that spread across the area - we will see a landmark survivor of one of the Federal style homes from 1817.

All participants will be given an itinerary for the 2½ hour tour an itinerary with 20 stops that includes 9 New York City landmarks and 7 national landmarks
(7 buildings are both New York City and national landmarks)
All stops are fully discussed.

Highlights on the 2½ Hour Tour Are:

Optional on the 2½ Hour Tour:
About Two and a Half Hours Long

Meet at the Southwest corner of Lafayette and Houston Street
#6 trains to Bleecker Street or N, R to Prince Street or F to Lafayette Street  

The walking tour is given by Alfred Pommer a college graduate, an author, an informative native New Yorker and a Licensed New York City Guide,
who has spent over 25 years researching, creating and leading walking tours in Manhattan's many diverse neighborhoods.
And he has written four Manhattan guide books published by The History Press and Arcadia Publishing.
"Exploring Gramercy Park and Union Square"   "Exploring Manhattan's Murray Hill"  "Exploring New York's SoHo"
& "Exploring the Original West Village"     This is a link to Alfred Pommer's author page at

Interested in a Private Walking Tour or Slide Show?
Call: (212) 979-2388 for details  or for a publicly scheduled walking tour
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