Monday, February 9, 2009

5 Things You Didn’t Know About 97 Orchard Street

1. 7,000 people from 20 countries lived at 97 Orchard Street from 1863-1935.
2. The Museum has identified over 1,900 by name.
3. 97 Orchard Street is a pre-Old Law tenement.
4. The German immigrant who built it lived there from 1863-1868.
5. The first tenants were mainly from Bavaria, Prussia, Saxony, and Hanover.

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