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187th Street – Act II: Al Amanecer (Overlook Terrace to Henry Hudson Parkway)

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Just past Bennett Avenue, the landscape abruptly shifts.  The narrative has changed from one of struggle to inevitable resolution. A steep flight of stairs appears as if out of nowhere on Overlook Terrace, breaking 187th Street into two.  Walking up … Continue reading

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187th Street – Act I: Paciencia y Fe (Laurel Hill Terrace to Bennett Ave)

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In the musical, In the Heights, the song Paciencia Y Fe is performed by Abuela Claudia, the heart of the community, and also its adopted grandmother.  It is a touching account of her life story, and that of many other … Continue reading

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Manhattan in 12 Sts: 187th Street – In the Heights (More Ways Than One)

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From Ground Zero, we make a superhuman leap across the length of the small island to northern-most Manhattan, where streets once again break free from the tyranny of the grid system, in more ways than one: here also, Manhattan appears … Continue reading

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