Apartment building, 888 Grand Concourse, The Bronx. Designed by Emery Roth, 1937

Apartment building, 888 Grand Concourse, The Bronx. Designed by Emery Roth, 1937

Puerto Ricans began migrating to New York in mass numbers, settling mostly in East (or Spanish) Harlem, the Bronx and Brooklyn. This time in US history was right before the Great Depression and Puerto Ricans were competing for many unskilled labor jobs, such as dishwashing and launderers.

Puerto Ricans began migrating to New York in mass numbers, settling mostly in East (or Spanish) Harlem, the Bronx and Brooklyn. This time in US history was right before the Great Depression and Puerto Ricans were competing for many unskilled labor jobs, such as dishwashing and launderers.

Park Avenue Bridge over Harlem River, Manhattan-Bronx, New York City

Park Avenue Bridge over Harlem River, Manhattan-Bronx, New York City

Loew's National Theatre, 149th St. & Third Ave., New York City (Bronx) - opened in 1910.  Claimed to be the first theater Marcus Loew built himself. Was continuously open until the 1970s when it finally closed and was later demolished.

Loew's National Theatre, 149th St. & Third Ave., New York City (Bronx) - opened in 1910. Claimed to be the first theater Marcus Loew built himself. Was continuously open until the 1970s when it finally closed and was later demolished.

Bronx Map - R. and I lived in Pelham Parkway between the park and the El/lu

Bronx Map - R. and I lived in Pelham Parkway between the park and the El/lu

The entrance of Ebbets Field Stadium in Brooklyn, New York

The entrance of Ebbets Field Stadium in Brooklyn, New York

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