We are artists and organizers working to preserve, sustain, and grow the cultural vibrancy of the Lower East Side neighborhood.


FABnyc was founded in 2001 by a coalition of cultural and community nonprofits on East 4th Street to save their homes. Today our commitment to sustaining the cultural character and diversity of the community extends across the LES: from 14th Street to Canal, from Bowery to the East River.


FABnyc works in partnership with the community bringing artists and arts strategies to

– Fight physical and cultural displacement

– Build collective power and collaboration

– Increase equity and access to cultural resources and public space

– Support local resiliency and community health

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FABnyc



We are artists and organizers working to preserve, sustain, and grow the cultural vibrancy of the Lower East Side neighborhood.


FABnyc was founded in 2001 by a coalition of cultural and community nonprofits on East 4th Street to save their homes. Today our commitment to sustaining the cultural character and diversity of the community extends across the LES: from 14th Street to Canal, from Bowery to the East River.


FABnyc works in partnership with the community bringing artists and arts strategies to

– Fight physical and cultural displacement

– Build collective power and collaboration

– Increase equity and access to cultural resources and public space

– Support local resiliency and community health