La Marqueta “is a marketplace under the elevated Metro North railway tracks between 111th Street and 116th Street on Park Avenue in East Harlem in Manhattan, New York City. … In its heyday in the 1950s and 1960s, over 500 vendors operated out of La Marqueta, and it was an important social and economic venue for Hispanic New York.” federal Works Progress Administration (WPA). The market was the first of eight similar projects in the city.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/La_Marqueta Gastropolis: Food and New York City, by Annie Hauck-Lawson, Jonathan Deutsch. Columbia University Press, 2013 (p. 161).
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