Tag: Saul Birns

The Doors at the Fillmore East

On March 22, 1968, the legendary rock band The Doors performed at the East Village’s fabled Fillmore East. The performance is considered one of the most iconic in the band and the theater’s career — which is saying a lot, considering the near-mythic …

The Doors at the Fillmore East Read More »

What’s in a Name?: The Saul Birns Building

Included within the boundaries of the Landmarks Preservation Commission’s proposed East Village/Lower East Side Historic District is the venerable limestone and terra cotta-clad Saul Birns Building, located on the west side of Second Avenue between 6th & 7th Streets. The …

What’s in a Name?: The Saul Birns Building Read More »

Top