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East Harlem

‘During the three months we set up shop in Harlem every Saturday, we encountered scores of people who thought that because they had a felony conviction and/or they were on parole, they could not vote.’

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Video: The de Blasio Rezonings, Revisited

So far, the city has approved six of the 15 rezonings Mayor de Blasio thought he’d accomplish, with one remaining on the docket. Here’s a quick video tour through the communities that have been rezoned.

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Six Down, One to Go: Where de Blasio’s Rezonings Stand

What impact have the mayor’s moves had on East New York, Downtown Far Rockaway, East Harlem, Jerome Avenue and Inwood?

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Which NYC Neighborhoods Face the Steepest Displacement Threat?

According to a new report, many of the neighborhoods that show signs of deep vulnerability are where a rezoning has occurred or is in the offing. Is new density the cause or the cure of that pressure?

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East Harlem Advocates’ Shocking Demand: Could We Use the Restroom?

Hear the voices of those who want the city to reopen a comfort station that has been closed since the 70s in an area where cops write hundreds of tickets each year citing homeless people and others for public urination.

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