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.


Call 917-261-6249 to place orders

Jenna Mammina and Rolf Sturm

Sunday June 2nd, 12-2:30pm

$10 cover


"It’s been a long time since I’ve come across a CD that compelled me to listen to every song from top to bottom, and left me wanting for more. The song selections and performances truly reflect the incredible chemistry between Jenna and Rolf. Needless to say, I absolutely love their CD!!! Go Jenna & Rolf!!”
– Larry Batiste (Music Director for the Grammys)


Here's the latest news from 5CCC.
We are now open with a new kitchen, and a pro chef serving exciting new comfort food!
Open 11am Tue – Sun (closed Mondays)
Call 5C at 212-477-5993 for more information.

5C Cultural Center is one of the venues for the annual Dissident Arts Festival

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