As we prepare for tonight’s Tenement Tours, it seemed natural to start thinking about this building — 179 East Houston Street — that has housed Russ & Daughters since 1920, when Joel Russ moved his business around the corner (from its first storefront location on Orchard Street). Above, a photo reprinted from Subways of New [...]
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November 18th, 2008 · 1:20 pm
Tags: 179 East Houston Street, Allen Street, East Houston Street, J. Russ National Appetizing Store, Lower East Side, Photo, storefront
November 10th, 2008 · 7:00 am
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