I was raised at 210 West 105th st.This was in the 50's and 60's. I am a Cuban American who now resides in Los Angeles, Ca.
I returned recently, and although most of the structures are still there, it's not the same neigborhood.
When I lived there, it was a neighborhood in transition from Irish immigrants and their descendants to Hispano's, mainly Puerto Ricans, Dominican's and some Cubans.
It was on the corner of 105th st and Amsterdam that I learned to sing DO-WOP with Eddie, Lenny and Tito and Joe.
In those days, going from Riverside Drive to Manhattan Avenue on 105th st....
Take Exit 133B, take Ramp onto SR-101 Loop
Take Exit 133B west towards Warrenton
Take Exit 133B, Make U-turn at 3rd traffic light
Take Exit 133B and proceed to Crittenden Drive
Take Exit 133B, Junction Northbound Loop 101
Take Exit 133B - Loop 101 North...