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  • Change to sea of flags and add more murals to same slide
  • Info rally in support of immigration reform at Rebaño Church
  • 3 Kings Day Parade and Winterfest
  • The largest 1 day latino festival in the midwest
  • And historical memory
  • Where Preservation Meets Inspiration

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  • 1. Paseo Boricua is…
    Encased by the world’s largest monument to a flag (which weigh 45 tons each, measure 56 feet, 59 feet vertically, and 59 feet into the ground), Paseo Boricua has become the cultural and economic heartbeat of Chicago’s Puerto Rican community. Paseo Boricua, which stretches along Division Street from Western to Mozart, represents a microcosm of of the Puerto Rican historical and cultural experience. Paseo Boricua is a vibrant and dynamic example of the possibilities and promise of Chicago’s Puerto Rican community.
  • 2. Paseo Boricua is…Puerto Rican HISTORY in Chicago
  • 3. Paseo Boricua is…Puerto Rican HISTORY in Chicago
  • 4. Paseo Boricua is…Puerto Rican HISTORY in Chicago
  • 5. Paseo Boricua is…Puerto Rican HISTORY in Chicago
  • 6. Paseo Boricua is…Puerto Rican HISTORY in Chicago
  • 7. Paseo Boricua is…Puerto Rican HISTORY in Chicago
  • 8. Paseo boricua is…murals
  • 9. Paseo boricua is…SCULPTURE
  • 10. Paseo boricua is… Acceptancepaseo Boricua Cacica transgender pageant
  • 11. Paseo boricua is…youth engagement
  • 12. Paseo boricua is…solidarity
    Informational rally in support of immigration reform at Rebaño Church
  • 13. Paseo boricua is…parranda
  • 14. Paseo boricua is…los reyesmagos
    3 Kings Day Parade and Winterfest
  • 15. Paseo boricua is…FIESTA BORICUA
    The largest 1 day Latino festival in the Midwest
  • 16. Paseo boricua is…haunted paseo Boricua
  • 17. Paseo boricua is…education
  • 18. Paseo boricua is…health
  • 19. Paseo boricua is…LA casita de don pedro
    And historical memory
  • 20. Paseo boricua is…the institute of Puerto Rican arts & Culture (IPRAC)
    Where Preservation Meets Inspiration
  • 21. Paseo boricua is…the Puerto Rican Cultural Center juanantoniocorretjer
  • 22. Credits:
    • Black and White photographs taken by “Puerto Rican Chicago” by Wilfredo Cruz and “A Photographic History of Puerto Ricans in Chicago” by
    • All color pictures ©PRCC 2010