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The 50-story Art Deco General Electric Building, 570 Lexington Avenue southwest corner with 51st Street (Cross & Cross, 1931). View looking northeast from Park Avenue and 50th Street in 1932, with the neo-bizantine St. Bartholomew’s Church (Bertram Goodhue, 1916-17) at foreground.

This 50-story building was originally built by houses the office of R.C.A Victor until the construction of Rockefeller Center’s 70-story R.C.A. Building, in 1932-1933 and 570 Lexington tower renames General Electric Building when this company houses it until the 1980s. 

Photo: Wurts Bros

Source: Stern, Robert A.M. Gilmartin, Gregory. Mellins, Tomás. “New York 1930. Architecture and Urbanism between the Two World Wars” (New York. Rizzoli. 1987).

United States Colored Troops

United States Colored Troops Memorial Statue located in John G. Lancaster Park, Lexington Park, Maryland. The memorial and accompanying informational kiosks honors and documents the bravery of more than 600 African-American soldiers from St. Mary’s County, Maryland who fought as Union Army soldiers during the American Civil War. Includes a display on two who won the Medal of Honor,

This statue is the centerpiece of the memorial. It shows a USCT soldier in full battle dress, as he would look marching between engagements. The service of USCT soldiers and sailors was vital to the success of Union forces in the war and would ultimately contribute to the liberation of all enslaved peoples of St. Mary’s County and the United States as a whole. It would also lead to the preservation of the Union and the extension of its founding principles to all of its citizens.

Photo by Potomac Sun Photography

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Colored_Troops_Memorial_Statue_%28Lexington_Park,_Maryland%29

NEGRO: A documentary about Latino Identity Screening + Panel Discussion on AfroLatinas and beauty image and mental health with the producer Dash Harris, Carolina Contreras of Miss Rizos.com

Sunday, October 26th 2pm-4pm La Casa Azul Bookstore103rd St. and Lexington$10 suggested donationRSVP to Dash@NegroDocumentary.com  Please consider bringing a brown doll for the newly launched AfroLatino Travel’s “Brown Dolls for Brown Children - Panama” Campaign. 

 
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BTS of 2 Person of Interest episodes filmed on opposite side of the same street, E 43rd St. and Lexington Ave. NYC.  Down the east side of this street is the UN and other end is Grand Central Terminal and looming above the Chrysler Building.  Not sure if that is why they like to film there.

Top photo:        S5E03 Truth Be Told 8-19-15

Bottom photo:  S3E23 Deus Ex Machina  3-31-14

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