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Design firm has sights on abandoned Yonkers school

Germary Ramirez, 22, of Yonkers, holds a sign

Germary Ramirez, 22, of Yonkers, holds a sign in support of transforming Public School 19 in Yonkers, which has been abandoned since the early 1990s, into a community center. (Dec. 2, 2012) Photo Credit: Faye Murman

Bice Wilson of Meridian Design in Manhattan visualizes transforming Public School 19 in Yonkers, which has been abandoned since the early 1990s, into a vibrant community center. (Dec. 2, 2012)

Germary Ramirez, 22, of Yonkers, holds a sign
Photo Credit: Faye Murman

Germary Ramirez, 22, of Yonkers, holds a sign in support of transforming Public School 19 in Yonkers, which has been abandoned since the early 1990s, into a community center. (Dec. 2, 2012)

Public School 19 in Yonkers been abandoned since
Photo Credit: Faye Murman

Public School 19 in Yonkers been abandoned since the early 1990s, but activists and a Manhattan design company want it transformed into a community center. (Dec. 2, 2012)

Rose Gilham, 73, of Yonkers, supports transforming Public
Photo Credit: Faye Murman

Rose Gilham, 73, of Yonkers, supports transforming Public School 19 in Yonkers, which has been abandoned since the early 1990s, into a community center. Gilham worked as a teacher's aide at PS 19 in the 1960s. (Dec. 2, 2012)

Bice Wilson, of Meridian Design in Manhattan, visualizes
Photo Credit: Faye Murman

Bice Wilson, of Meridian Design in Manhattan, visualizes transforming Public School 19 in Yonkers -- abandoned since the early 1990s -- into a community center. (Dec. 2, 2012)

Public School 19 in Yonkers been abandoned since
Photo Credit: Faye Murman

Public School 19 in Yonkers been abandoned since the early 1990s, but activists and a Manhattan design company want it transformed into a community center. (Dec. 2, 2012)

Public School 19 in Yonkers been abandoned since
Photo Credit: Faye Murman

Public School 19 in Yonkers been abandoned since the early 1990s, but activists and a Manhattan design company want it transformed into a community center. (Dec. 2, 2012)

Public School 19 in Yonkers been abandoned since
Photo Credit: Faye Murman

Public School 19 in Yonkers been abandoned since the early 1990s, but activists and a Manhattan design company want it transformed into a community center. (Dec. 2, 2012)

Bice Wilson, of Meridian Design in Manhattan, visualizes
Photo Credit: Faye Murman

Bice Wilson, of Meridian Design in Manhattan, visualizes transforming Public School 19 in Yonkers -- abandoned since the early 1990s -- into a community center. (Dec. 2, 2012)

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