Screen Shot 2015-12-30 at 6.17.51 PMRace, class, power and the politics of gentrification–a SPECIAL REPORT in three parts

Harlem — East, West and Central — is in rapid flux. Even in our time of heightened racial tension, this story is textured, beyond black and white. Here, we offer a multimedia look at the once and future Harlem and the complicated battle over our iconic community.

Part One: Central Harlem

Hello Gentrification: Central Harlem’s Biggest and Baddest New Resident

by Kema Carwin, Taylor Jo Gillen, Nicolette Nanton, Ashley Newell, Demi Rodriguez, Laura Taveras

Park Two: West Harlem

Columbia’s Land Grab

by Jazmin Rosa, Jeffrey Tam and Johnathan Thompson

Part Three: East Harlem

125th and Lex: Harlem’s Most Resilient Corner

by Ashley Kalstek, Ania Ortiz, Gregg Stewart and Dashana Vailes

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