Tenement Series

Today is Day 3 of the Tenement Series on Bluejake, which is an ode to the heart of Lower East Side, Chinatown, and Little Italy residents, pre-gentrification. Today's photos examine the pros and cons of the ugly housing projects that were put up after razing LES tenements. Day 2 chronicles the boundaries of the Lower East Side and Day 1 looks at the neighborhood's ethnic roots. Look for Day 4 photographs tomorrow on Bluejake.