The six honorees will be 52 Park, Amalgamated Housing Cooperative, Arthur Avenue Retail Market, Bronx River Houses, Casita Rincon Criollo, and the General Sedgwick Houses. Click here to read more about the signifigance of each of the honorees.
The event will open with guest speaker Carl Capotorto, playwright, screenwriter, and actor, whose book, Twisted Head: An Italian American Memoir (Broadway Publishers, 2008) describes growing up in the Bronx. A reception, featuring music by Trio Los Platinos, will follow the ceremony. The event is free and open to the public. For more information or reservations, contact City Lore at 212-529-1955, extension 306.