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The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York Setting & Symbolism

Robert Caro
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Mobile, Alabama

The Cohen brothers, one of whom is Bella Moses' father, immigrate to Mobile, Alabama from Germany in response to the anti-Semitic conditions in Bavaria. Unlike other immigrants, the Cohen brothers come to America with money that their family gave them and they start a dry goods store in Mobile, upon their arrival. They move to New York in 1848 and become importers and millionaires.

New Haven, Connecticut

Emanuel Moses is a successful New Haven businessman when he marries Bella. They reside at 83 Dwight Street where the Moses' three children are born. The three Moses children all have fond memories of this house and did not want to move to New York City.

46th Street, New York City

The Moses family moves from New Haven to 20 W. 46th Street in New York City. This is the house where the Moses children grow up.

Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut

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