Tag: gentrification

Renters: Finding a Way to Stay in Harlem

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One Harlem resident was determined to remain, even as the area gentrified and rents rose around her.

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Holding Out, Despite the Demolition

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Even as his landlord tears down the East Harlem building he lives in, Ray Tirado has stayed put in his apartment. “Harassment by construction” is a critical part of how gentrification takes hold in neighborhoods like this, experts…

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A new resource to help Harlemites subjected to gentrification abuses

Harlem‘s gentrification continues.  There are arguments for the good and the bad of it.  But one thing for certain is that there are abuses and resources to help people impacted by them deal with them. One such resource…

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FILM: Changing Face of Harlem by Shawn Batey

The Changing Face of Harlem is a new one-hour documentary that examines the revitalization of Harlem told through the deeply personal stories of its residents, small business owners, politicians, developers, and clergy. The piece takes a critical look…

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Southwest Harlem is HOT & POPPIN!

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By HarlemGuy The January 8th edition of AMNY had a wonderful article written by Marleene Naanes entitled “Harlem’s Hot ‘pocket’” (PDF format – start on page 20).   It’s all about the HOT  little Southwest corner of Harlem on…

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