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Delancey Street

Delancey Street covers close to 120 blocks in the Lower East Side between Bowery and the East River. The Delanceys were a French family, perhaps the richest in the era pre-revolution of New York, when they lost the conflict were forced into exile and the property was taken by speculators as it was an area with a high income. Delancey Street is today one of the main streets, connects the Bowery neighborhood in Williamsburg Bridge, which allows you to join Brooklyn. The street is also famous for their clothing stores of economic prices. Among the most famous places on Delancey Street, are the Bowery Ballroom "ballroom Bowery", entertainment hall kosher, or also the Essex Street Market one of the many retail markets that were built in the 1930s, as the Lower East Side was being a neighborhood with more prestige, we're installing progressively shops and theaters. In the same way that Grand Street, Delancey Street is one of the main shopping streets of the Jewish Lower East Side, although as of today, the street has hosted active young people, mainly of the working classes, with a predominance of African Americans, Puerto Ricans, Dominicans and Chinese.

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