Scenes from the London Terrace Street Fair

Shoppers having a great day at the 27th Annual London Terrace Street Fair. | Photo by Inge Ivchenko

The 27th Annual London Terrace Street Fair was a smashing success. Friends, neighbors, and visitors from around the world leisurely traversed the length of ‪West 24th Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues in Manhattan, shopping for a few things to beautify the home, or just a memento of the day. There were vendors of arts, crafts, clothing and textiles, jewelry, vinyl records, and anything a person could want to collect.

Local elected officials attended the Street Fair and mingled with their constituency, as they do every year. Underneath a canopy of trees spanning a city block, attendees celebrated the ending of summer, and the beginning of the autumn season. Some visitors said it was better than the famous Brimfield Antique Flea Market!

When asked how she thought things went, Inge Ivchenko, president of the London Terrace Tenants Association (LTTA organizes the event), noted her favorite part of the day was watching the kids get their faces painted. “It’s all about passing on the torch to the young ones,” she said. “In my humble opinion, it went quite swimmingly.”

The 28th Annual London Terrace Street Fair will take place ‪on September 12, 2020. To learn more about the LTTA and find info about becoming a vendor at next year’s Street Fair, click here.

L to R: Longtime London Terrace Tenants Association Board members Dorothy Moulton and Harriett Leonard, at the LTTA information table. | Photo by Inge Ivchenko
Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer (back row, at right), members of NYC Council Speaker Corey Johnson’s office, and London Terrace tenants. | Photo courtesy of LTTA.
L to R: LTTA President Inge Ivchenko, LTTA Secretary Andy Humm, and Carl Wilson, Community Board 4 liaison for NYC Council Speaker Corey Johnson. | Photo courtesy of LTTA
Vendor Joe Ferrucci, selling his wonderful aprons to an unknown shopper, who found this one amusing. | Photo by Inge Ivchenko
At the LTTA, table homemade cookies by Jim Hicks, LTTA VP. | Photo by Erik Bottcher
L to R: Olive Numeroff, her mother, Susan Numeroff, NYC Council Speaker Corey Johnson, and Kathleen Treat. | Photo by Erik Bottcher
L to R: Elzora Cleaveland and Judith Dahill, members Community Board 4’s Arts, Culture, Education, and Street Life Committee. | Photo by Inge Ivchenko
Foreground, L to R: Matthew Tighe, Special Assistant to Assembly Member Dick Gottfried and Assembly Member Gottfried, strolling along, shopping, and chatting with folks. | Photo by Inge Ivchenko
LTTA President Inge Ivchenko notes, “I met this beautiful little girl while she and her parents were buying vintage blues records, and suggested she go see the free face painter. | Photo by Inge Ivchenko
Congressman Jerrold Nadler held congress on for more than two and a half hours answering questions and talking to people. | Photo by Erik Bottcher
Shoppers having a great day at the 27th Annual London Terrace Street Fair. | Photo by Inge Ivchenko
L to R: Scott Stringer and son, helping dad for the very first time, passing out informational fliers with LTTA President Inge Ivchenko. | Photo courtesy of LTTA
The Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen’s group of very dedicated volunteers (third from left, Erik Bottcher, Chief of Staff to NYC Council Speaker Corey Johnson. | Photo courtesy of LTTA 

 

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  1. Kathleen   October 2, 2019 at 10:00 am

    Delightful and charming…especially the child with her face painted. Many, many thanks, Inge, from first-time vendor, Kathy Kats

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