garment district history

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Garment District History

The New York City garment industry has a long and fascinating history. At its earliest beginnings, the city’s garment industry was a home-based business, with workers (namely Eastern European immigrants) taking in piecework which could be done in their tenement apartments. Production eventually shifted to loft-based manufacturing, and in the early part of the twentieth century the modern Garment District began to emerge. Read More...
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New York City Garment District Shopping Tour

A blend of history and hands-on shopping, Seek's New York City Garment District Shopping Tour is one of our most-requested tour itineraries. With summer fast approaching, there is no better time to snag a spot on one of these highly coveted tours!
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Explore Garment District History with this NYC Tour

Think Seek’s NYC Garment District Tour is just about fabric shopping or visiting fancy showrooms? Think again!

Part shopping tour and part
NYC history tour, Seek’s Garment District Tour blends hands-on shopping with fashion-related history and sightseeing. Here are just a few of the highlights:
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