Cherry Street Stories

New York Times, May 27, 1900

New York Times, May 27, 1900

New York Times, May 27, 1900

Boarding Houses 1852

42 Cherry Street. Harper's Weekly, March 29, 1879.

A boarding house at 42 Cherry Street. Harper’s Weekly, March 29, 1879.

 

Original location of the East River Savings Bank, 145 Cherry Street. Photo taken in 1928. Museum of the City of New York MNY215988.

Original location of the East River Savings Bank, 145 Cherry Street. Photo taken in 1928. Museum of the City of New York MNY215988. Trustee John Hecker, a baker doing business in nine locations, was the brother of one of the neighborhood’s biggest employers at 199-203 Cherry Street.

Irish American Weekly, July 14, 1850

Irish American Weekly, July 14, 1850

Mathew Tully lived next door to the East River Savings Bank. Advertisement, Irish American Weekly, March 19, 1859

The tailor Matthew Tully lived next door to the East River Savings Bank. Advertisement, Irish American Weekly, March 19, 1859.