In the Same Kitchen, 60 Years Apart: Artist Janice Merendino and the Continuing Spaces of Immigration

At the turn of the previous century, a neighborhood in Atlantic City received a sizable influx of newcomers from Italy. The chicken coops and duck enclosures built by these immigrants gave the area its name, Ducktown. Nowadays, people may know the place from its proximity to Whitehouse Subs, at Arctic and Mississippi Avenues, a famous eatery. The neighborhood has often been called the city’s Little Italy. Today it’s home to a vibrant immigrant population from East Asia and


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