Real Estate History at the Tenement Museum [Video]

Posted on: February 1st, 2011 at 2:41 pm by

Amy Tennery of the Real Deal visited the Tenement Museum recently, and interviewed Morris Vogel (president) and Paul Massey (chairman of the board). Much of the following video is a primer for the institution, but there are some interesting questions posed through the lens of the current real estate market. For instance, everyone’s favorite – rent costs back in the day.

At the end of the video segment, we get a brief peek inside the forthcoming visitors center at 103 Orchard Street, which has been under construction for almost a year already. Upon completion, the new facility will house education space and an auditorium spread across three floors.

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Here is a screengrab of the proposed ground level:

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[Photo Credit: Tenement Museum Blog]

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