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Retracing Martin Luther King Jr.’s steps through Philadelphia

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On Monday, Philadelphia and the nation will commemorate the 89th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birth. A chapter of the civil rights hero’s life unfolded here in the Philly region and in honor of the indelible mark he left, Curbed Philly retraces his steps through the city. Sites of significance include the corner of 40th and Lancaster Avenue in West Philadelphia where Dr. King delivered a historic 1965 speech that drew a crowd of 10,000 and Bright Hope Baptist Church on 12th Street and Cecil B. Moore in North Philadelphia, which was visited by King in 1964 for a

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