Corner: Gulf gas station is on the
site of the Second Avenue Bath House.
36: St. Joseph's Hospitality House, where radical
Dorothy Day started the Catholic Worker.
40: Apartments were originally Public
School 79 (ca. 1885). Has a glass pyramid on the roof.
42: Chez es Saada, Moroccan, opening here in
1997 began the transformation of this block into a restaurant row.
44: Studio of artist Julius Klein; Sounds Right Sound, music studio
54: Prune, an eclectic eatery whose name comes
from the owner's childhood nickname, not
from a featured ingredient.
Lower Eastside Girls Club
58: The Elephant, fashionable Thai, is in the
64: Star 64 (aka Starfoods) was
Smith, celebrity restaurant.
66: Abetta Boiler & Welding Service
Tuck Shop, Australian fast food
70: Mirari was Maria Del Greco boutique;
Alpana Bawa, contemporary Indian clothing
72: Tasting Room, tiny wine bar, is
below City Lore, an
organization founded in 1986 to ''convey the richness
of New York's cultural heritage.''
76: Live Juice, not much bigger than
a lemonade stand. "Fresh Juice -- Strong Coffee."
Corner (13 1st Ave): Boca Chica, festive South American