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Decades Of Continuing Changes For NYC's Lower East Side

Here & Now host Jeremy Hobson is broadcasting from New York City for the first part of this week. He took a walk down Orchard Street, between Houston and Delancey Streets on the Lower East Side, with Adam Steinberg of the Lower East Side Tenement Museum, to look at how the neighborhood has changed over the years.

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Adam Steinberg is a historian and tour guide with the Lower East Side Tenement Museum. (Jeremy Hobson)
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Adam Steinberg is a historian and tour guide with the Lower East Side Tenement Museum. (Jeremy Hobson)
Moscot Glasses and Sunday shoppers are pictured in the 1970s. (Courtesy of the Lower East Side Tenement Museum)
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Moscot Glasses and Sunday shoppers are pictured in the 1970s. (Courtesy of the Lower East Side Tenement Museum)
Ironson store on Orchard Street, south of Grand, in 1900. (Courtesy of the Lower East Side Tenement Museum)
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Ironson store on Orchard Street, south of Grand, in 1900. (Courtesy of the Lower East Side Tenement Museum)
Pushcarts on Orchard Street in the 1930s. (Courtesy of the Lower East Side Tenement Museum)
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Pushcarts on Orchard Street in the 1930s. (Courtesy of the Lower East Side Tenement Museum)
Natalie Sosinsky is pictured at her store Sosinsky's in 1995. (Courtesy of the Lower East Side Tenement Museum)
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Natalie Sosinsky is pictured at her store Sosinsky's in 1995. (Courtesy of the Lower East Side Tenement Museum)
Natalie Sosinsky is pictured at her store Sosinsky's in the 1970s. (Courtesy of the Lower East Side Tenement Museum)
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Natalie Sosinsky is pictured at her store Sosinsky's in the 1970s. (Courtesy of the Lower East Side Tenement Museum)