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275 Seventh Ave.

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Former home to men's apparel industry and unions

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Borough : Manhattan
Neighborhood : Midtown South
Industrial, Historic Site & Museum

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Anonymous Nominator

A symbol of the move of the garment industry to midtown south in the 1910s and 1920s, 275 Seventh Avenue was built especially for the men's apparel industry and later became home to the ILGWU Health Center and numerous other union programs. Nominated through the Labor History Community Focus Project.


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