New York City Walking Tour: Radical Activism In The East Village


Take a unique guided tour of the East Village while supporting the scholarship of grassroots urban space activism. Visit NYC landmarks like Tompkins Square Park and the Christodora House and discover the roles they played in times of social protest. Immerse yourself in vibrant Alphabet City, long one of New York's hippest cultural centers.

Experience Alphabet City like never before! Visit legendary sites where the community faced off against gentrification and financial power. Peek inside vibrant community gardens and historic tenement buildings. Find out which East Village park was the birthplace of both the Hare Krishna movement and Occupy Wall Street. Explore famous Tompkins Square Park, learn about the city's the first community-based recycling center, and hear the story of the historic Christodora House, a symbol of gentrification. Discover how one NYC neighborhood has earned a range of nicknames, including Burnt Mill Point, Drydock, Little Germany, Loisaida, Alphabet City, and more. This tour is ideal for those passionate about activism, radical moments, and local East Village history.

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