140-142 Second Avenue, Block #450, Lot #6

140 2nd Avenue
New York
NY 10003

140-142 Second Avenue, Block #450, Lot #6

Economie Locale

Vue d'ensemble

Aucu vote pour l'instant.

Current Use: Residential and Commercial 5 story building

- Used to be the German Branch Y.M.C.A., which was organized in 1881.
- In the early 1910s, this building was the Stuyvesant Casino, one of the focal points for for criminal life on the Lower East Side. It was during a party on December 2, 1911 that the neighborhood's most feared mobster, Big Jack Zelig (whose real name was either William Alberts or Harry Morris) shot and killed Italian gangster "Julie" Morrello, "whom the police," according to the New York Times, "call one of the most notorious gun and knife fighters on the east side."

Overall Condition:
- Excellent overall condition;
- Newer building with different style.

What is there:
-Sly Fox Bar;
-Ukrainian National Home : Ukrainian East Village Restaurant + Lys Mykyta Bar;
-Azaleas (clothing boutique);
-The Foundry Theatre.


Javascript is required to view this map.



Compare related sites, explore the related maps, find out about volunteering, how to get here and more. Soon, you will find ways to share this map here, too.

Getting Here

Every site using the same primary Icon on Open Green Map is automatically linked here. You can compare different approaches and solutions on this map and others around the world.
Related Sites Worldwide
Choose a connections category from the list on the left.


The Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation

image added by NYU Tourism Maps


No impacts have been left for this site yet - be the first!

Donate to GreenMaps