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The Neighborhood - Little Italy

 
 
The Neighborhood - Little Italy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, July 25, 2016
1. The Neighborhood - Little Italy Marker
Inscription. Most came from Southern Italy from 1900-1914. There were some 4 million. Many stayed here in Little Italy. And it became “The Neighborhood,” from Bleeker St. on the north to Cabal St. on the south, Lafayette St. on the west to the Bowery on the east. Most had no money, no education, and no special skills. But they had their families, their church, their wits, and a fierce determination to thrive. They did.

Donated by Ciao, Little Italy - The National Italian American Foundation 2011 Andrews Lefevre Studios
 
Erected by The National Italian American Foundation.
 
Location. 40° 43.428′ N, 73° 59.734′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Mulberry Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 263 Mulberry Street, New York NY 10012, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Play Street - Little Italy (here, next to this marker); The Puck Building (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bouwerie Lane Theater (approx. mile away); ASHRAE Centennial 1894-95 – 1994-95 (approx.

The Old St. Patrick's Cathedral rectory at 263 Mulberry Street. image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, July 25, 2016
2. The Old St. Patrick's Cathedral rectory at 263 Mulberry Street.
The marker is visible near the tree on the right.
mile away); Firehouse Engine Company No. 33 (approx. mile away); American Society of Heating and Ventilation Engineers (approx. mile away); 376-380 Lafayette Street (approx. 0.3 miles away); De Vinne Press Building (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
More about this marker. The marker is at the Old St. Patrick's rectory.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Ancillary marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, July 25, 2016
3. Ancillary marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 18, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 17, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 63 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 17, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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