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Virgen Del Carmen Protegenos Shrine

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A commemorative shrine

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Borough : Manhattan
Neighborhood : East Harlem
Public Art, Place of Worship

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Nancy Wechter

The shrine originally commemorated Italian-American soldiers from the neighborhood. Now it's honored by members of the Latino community. It's important to two successive ethnic groups--multilayered and colorful!

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