See page 476 for the 1906 establishment of the parish of St. Pius V. The church, according to the A.I.A. Guide designed by Anthony F. A. Schmidt (more likely Schmitt), dates from 1908. Pages 584 and 586 describe the parish and other neighborhoods half-consumed by flames in the late 1960's and 1970's. However, in 2012, the Mott Haven is busy with residents and many small stores. Buildings have been renovated or replaced.
Michele Ghislieri was born in 1504 and served as Pope Pius V from 1566 until his death in 1572.
In January, 2012, this banner hung on the former convent.