Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Community and Developers Divided Over Hip-Hop Landmark Building

It was in the community room on the ground floor of 1520 Sedgwick Avenue in the West Bronx that a young D.J. and his turntables helped to invent hip-hop, the music that spawned a global culture. A generation later, says New York Times's Sam Dolnick, politicians and housing advocates fought to keep the building in a state-run rent-protection program and out of the hands of real estate investors ... read more

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