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Spirit of East Harlem Mural

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Four-story mural painted by and about El Barrio residents

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Borough : Manhattan
Neighborhood : East Harlem
Public Art, Education

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Hope Community "Street Talk: Public Art in East Harlem"


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A tribute to the people and life of El Barrio, painted in 1974 based on then-residents. The original work and its restoration in 1998 were sponsored by local housing organization, Hope Community. Original by Hank Prussing; restoration by Manny Vega, Jr.

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