The last remaining buildings on Washington Street that made up the neighborhood Little Syria seen in this September 27, 2016 photo in New York. - "Little Syria, NY, An Immigrant Community's Life & Legacy" is on view from October 1, 2016 - January 9, 2017 at the Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration. (Photo by Bryan R. Smith / AFP)
The St George Chapel is one of the few original buildings left in the New York City area once known as Little Syria. AFP

The battle to save New York's 'Little Syria' from being forgotten

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