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Louis Armstrong House Museum

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Queens museum and cultural center in former residence of important jazz musician

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Borough : Queens
Neighborhood : Corona
Residential, Arts and Entertainment, African/ American, Historic Site & Museum

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Caroline G. Harris

During the 1950s and 1960s, famous African-American musicians, civil rights activists and athletes lived in Corona. Louis Armstrong and his down-the-block neighbor, Dizzie Gillespie, were two notable residents. (March 2012)

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