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Manhattan’s Micro-Apartments: A Part of Living in New York

Tiny apartments are a part of living in New York City. After all, space is a limited commodity—especially in Manhattan, the nation’s most populous county. Less than fourteen miles long and two miles wide, the island’s boundaries are fixed. So space comes at a premium. Some devoted Manhattanites, willing to sacrifice living space for affordable […]

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Philip A. Payton: the Father of Harlem

Harlem’s been called “the Black Capital of America,” a haven for Blacks from around the nation (and the world).  It has been the nexus of African American culture, and home to the largest black population outside Africa.  All resulted from the ambitions of one man – Philip A. Payton, Jr. Harlem was founded in the […]

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