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Community center in ground floor of apartment building 1520 Sedgwick Avenue is recognized as official birthplace of Hip Hop on August 16, 2007 in the Bronx . (Photo by Peter Kramer/Getty Images)

Birthplace Of Hip-Hop Getting Makeover In The Bronx

A housing group has pledged to restore “dignity” to a Bronx apartment building known as the birthplace of hip-hop.