The Helmsley building, on the ninth floor of which is the office of Salvatore Maranzano where he was assassination by Luciano hitmen to put an end to the Castellammarese War, and the old guard of La Cosa Nostra.
The former Nuova Villa Tammaro where Joe Masseria had lunch with Luciano before he was assassinated by Luciano hitmen Vito Genovese, Bugsy Siegel, Joe Adonis, and Albert Anastasia.
The street where Gaetano Reina was assassinated by Masseria hitmen, starting the Castellammarese War.
Prohibition was a landmark era in the history of American crime- it is not only where we get our romanticized image of the pinstripe clad Depression-era mobster, but also where household names such as Capone gained notoriety. As bootlegging and alcohol-smuggling became the business of organized crime, New York City became one of the key …