City Lore 
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Address: 56 E. First Street , New York, NY 10003
Phone: 212.529.1955 Fax: 212.529.5062
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Lore’s mission is to foster New York City – and America’s – living cultural heritage through education and public programs. We document, present, and advocate for New York City’s grassroots cultures to ensure their living legacy in stories and histories, places and traditions. We work in four cultural domains: urban folklore and history; preservation; arts education; and grassroots poetry traditions. In each of these realms, we see ourselves as furthering cultural equity and modeling a better world with projects as dynamic and diverse as New York City itself.

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::Bronx::Brooklyn::Manhattan::Queens::Staten Islan

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::Advocacy::Public Art::Archives::Historic Preservation::Public Spaces::Architecture::History::Research::Conservation::Technical Assistance::Cultural Heritage::Landmarks::Economic Development::Exhibitions::Publications::

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Inquiries about visits should not be directed to us since City Lore is not a public facility. Our programs and exhibitions take place elsewhere.