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Displacement

Re-examining the Rezoning | Manhattan Times

Story by Sherry Mazzocchi After “exhaustive and ultimately futile” requests for the city to thoroughly examine the impacts of rezoning Inwood, Northern Manhattan residents filed a lawsuit against the city earlier this month alleging, among other things, that the city’s…

On the Streets of Harlem, a Sense of ‘Erase and Replace’ | NY Times

By Maurice Berger Dawoud Bey’s large-scale color photographs of Harlem vividly document a bustling and rapidly transforming neighborhood: a verdant Marcus Garvey Park; construction sites popping up for more luxury housing; street vendors hawking hats and used clothing; posters…

The End of Black Harlem | NY Times

Newcomers say gentrification is about wealth, not race. But that’s a distinction without a difference. By MICHAEL HENRY ADAMS I HAVE lived in Harlem for half my life — 30 years. I have seen it in all its complexities:…