Moe the Butcher, the much-loved owner of Albanese Meats and Poultry passed away today, April 8, 2020, just shy of his 96th birthday. Moe Albanese has been running the shop since he took it over in 1954 from his Mother, who ran the shop that she and her husband, Moe’s Father, opened in 1923.
The Italian American Museum in Little Italy is kicked-off 2018 with a presentation of architectural renderings and a model for its anticipated expansion, given by Dr. Joseph V. Scelsa, Founder and President. Now, more than two-years later, here’s an update. The Museum is set to reopen in late 2021.
As of November 17, 2020, the Museum announced that the new structure topped off, and brick facade has been applied. All images below.