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Lower East Side Tenement Museum (996 words)
Neighborhoods such as the Lower East Side were divided into height districts where limitations were formulated in relation to the width of the street.
The Lower East Side was deemed a 1½ times district, meaning that no building was to be erected to a height in excess of 1½ times the width of the street.
Although many of the tenements on the Lower East Side were erected prior to 1916, the height of those constructed after were subject to the limitations imposed by the 1916 Zoning Resolution.
Lower East Side, Manhattan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (792 words)
The Lower East Side is a neighborhood of the New York City borough of Manhattan.
The Lower East Side once was, and in a few parts still is, a center for Eastern European Jewish immigrant culture.
The East Village lies in the Lower East Side's northwest corner alongside Greenwich Village; it received that name from real estate developers in the 1980s trying to dissociate the area from the Lower East Side's reputation.
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