Tag: New York City

Radio City Music Hall

Radio City Music Hall, one of the most famous tourist attraction's in New York City has been located in Rockefeller Center since December 1932. Home of the Radio City Rockettes and the annual Christmas Spectacular, Radio City is a prime hub of the entertainment industry in New York City. It's interior and exterior art-deco designs add to the contribution it has had as one of New York's historic landmarks.

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The Draft Riots: Brooklyn

Brooklyn had a free black community as well, called Weeksville. Established in 1838, and allowed economic mobility, intellectual freedom, and was self-sustaining . By the 1850s, Weeksville had over 500 residents, “ boasting more opportunity for homeownership, employment and success for its black residents than any other part of Brooklyn, and well beyond.”[1]. Many African …

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