Street of the Flower Boxes Author:Peggy Mann "Who plants flowers on this crumby street?" Carlos protested. The new family on West 94th Street did and Carlos and his friends had great fun ripping them up. — When Carlos' grandmother insisted that he apologize to the Mitchells, he never suspected that they would pay him to be guardian of the flower boxes. He accepted the job and much more. ... more »Why shouldn't everyone on the block have a flower box for his window? Carlos took orders from the neighbors and with some help, made and delivered the flower boxes.
The lively story about a unique concept of urban renewal could happen in any city - in fact part of it actually did happen on West 94th Street in New York City.« less