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Three ways of viewing a Lexington Avenue corner

In 1915, when this photo was taken, Lexington Avenue at 116th Street was firmly in the Little Italy of East Harlem, hence the Italian in the signs on the far right above a chemist’s office. 170 more words

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Italian Harlem Spotlight: Meet Ruby Coppola. 106 years young!

At 19, Rubina married Vincent  Coppola. It was 1925 and the couple settled in East Harlem in Manhattan,  where they owned and operated the East Drive Restaurant. 34 more words

Italian East Harlem