Welcome to 5C!

5C Cultural Center was the inspiration of five lower east side residents during the early 1980s. With firm roots as artists, educators, gardeners and urban homesteaders, we survived the turbulent times of “alphabet city”. Thus we share a belief in retaining the best historic and cultural traditions of the neighborhood while continuing to foster empowerment in this diverse community. We offer delicious, affordable food plus wine and beer.


Here's the latest news from 5CCC. 
We are now open with new hours and a new kitchen, and a pro chef and restaurant crew serving exciting new comfort food!


June 20 – Trudy was arrested as part of a coalition of anti-nuclear groups blockading the US Mission to the United Nations in protest of the US boycott of the talks at the United Nations to draft a treaty to ban nuclear weapons. Ban the bomb!

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