My guide was Oscar Israelowitz’s book: Jewish Heritage Trail of New York.
Here are some of my photos:
Perez Square near Katz’s Deli on East Houston
Stop 103: Red Square – 250 East Houston Street
A crazy clock and the statue of Lenin
Stop 104: The former Sunshine Theatre built in 1910 at 147 East Houston Street
Stop 105: A former synagogue at 108 East 1st Street
Congregation Masas Benjamin Anshe Podhajce
Stop 106: A former synagogue on 256 East 4th Street
Stop 107: A former synagogue at 289 East 4th Street.
It housed Congregation Nachlath Zvi B’nai Linath Hazedek B’nai Menashe in the 20s.
Stop 108: A former synagogue on 638 East 6th Street.
It was formerly the Congregation Ahavath Jeshurun Shaare Torah. On its right was the site of the mikvah. It is now the Sixth Street Community Centre: http://www.sixthstreetcenter.org
Stop 109: A former synagogue on 431 East 6th Street.
The Centre of the Proskurove Zion Congergation is now residential.
Stop 110: Congregation Aydus Yisroel Anshei Mezrich
On 415 East 6th Street, built in 1910 is being refurbished.
Stop 111: The Community Synagogue Centre at 325 East 6th Street
Built in 1848 as a Lutheran church, it became a shul in 1940 after the entire church congregation was tragically drowned in a boating accident.
See the website:
Stop 112: Synagogue Condos at 242 East 7th Street.
Formerly the Beth Hamesdrash Hagadol Anshe Ungarin, designed in 1905
Stop 113: The Eighth Street Synagogue at 317 East 8th Street
Stop 114: The former East Side Hebrew Institute
Corner Avenue B & East 8th Street opposite Tomkins Square Park, is now residential.
Built in 1926, it was known as Talmud Torah Darchei Noam.