Tag: William H Webb

East Village Building Blocks Tour: Dry Dock District

Alphabet City owes much of its initial development to shipbuilding, the industry that used to dominate the area. Known as the Dry Dock District, this area used to bustle with thousands of workers building waterborne vessels, as well as in

Did You Know? – East 7th Street

Did you know that East 7th Street between Avenues C & D was once known as “Political Row”? Neither did we, until during the course of our East Village research we stumbled upon a fascinating New York Times article from