The East Harlem crossover: Despite the prospect of a major transformation, development faces several hurdles

From the April issue: East Harlem wears its heritage on its façades. In the heart of El Barrio, a James De La Vega painting at 104th Street and Third Avenue pays tribute to Puerto Rican poet Pedro Pietri, a mural of Che Guevara and Pedro Albizu Campos stands out one block northeast at 105th Street, and a passage by W.E.B. Du Bois is sprayed on a brick wall on 110th Street. “We are the supermen […] Read More >>