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  2. The Beacon School - Wikipedia

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    As of September, 2015, Beacon occupies a seven-story building located at 522 West 44th Street, between 10th and 11th avenues. The building, previously used as a book warehouse by the New York Public Library was sold to the School Construction Authority for $45 million in August, 2011.

  3. Washington Heights, Manhattan - Wikipedia

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    Washington Heights is a neighborhood in the uppermost part of the New York City borough of Manhattan.It is named for Fort Washington, a fortification constructed at the highest natural point on Manhattan Island by Continental Army troops to defend the area from the British forces during the American Revolutionary War.

  4. Canarsie, Brooklyn - Wikipedia

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    Canarsie Park, operated by New York City Department of Parks and Recreation (NYC Parks), is located in two pieces south of Seaview Avenue: one west of East 93rd Street, and another east of East 102nd Street. In 1895 and 1896, the city acquired the plot of land bound by East 88th and East 93rd Streets between Seaview and Skidmore Avenues.

  5. Bill de Blasio - Wikipedia

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    Bill de Blasio was born Warren Wilhelm Jr. on May 8, 1961. While he did not grow up in New York City, his parents drove from their home in Norwalk, Connecticut, to Manhattan's Doctors Hospital for his birth.

  6. Creativity - Wikipedia

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    Creativity is a phenomenon whereby something new and valuable is formed. The created item may be intangible (such as an idea, a scientific theory, a musical composition, or a joke) or a physical object (such as an invention, a printed literary work, or a painting).

  7. J. P. Stevens High School - Wikipedia

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    The football team won the Central Jersey Group IV state sectional title in 1977, 1978, 1982, 1984, 1985 and 2001. The 1977 team finished the season with a 10-0-1 record and won its first playoff-era title with a 35–0 victory against Middletown High School North in the Central Jersey Group IV championship game.

  8. 42nd Street (Manhattan) - Wikipedia

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    42nd Street is a major crosstown street in the New York City borough of Manhattan, running primarily in Midtown Manhattan and Hell's Kitchen.The street is the site of some of New York's best known buildings, including (east to west) the headquarters of the United Nations, Chrysler Building, Grand Central Terminal, New York Public Library Main Branch, Times Square, and the Port Authority Bus ...

  9. Mike Gravel - Wikipedia

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    Maurice Robert Gravel (/ ɡ r ə ˈ v ɛ l / grə-VEL; May 13, 1930 – June 26, 2021) was an American politician who served as a United States Senator from Alaska from 1969 to 1981 as a member of the Democratic Party, and who, in later life, twice ran for the presidential nomination of that party.