The Real Deal New York

Harlem residents say church causing gentrification 

August 18, 2008 08:04AM

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The Abyssian Baptist Church at 138th Street in Harlem owns a real estate company that some residents say is gentrifying the neighborhood. The Abyssian Development Corp. was founded in 1989 and has developed about $500 million worth of property in Harlem. Some residents say the developer is a neglectful landlord, favors chain stores over small businesses and has pushed through projects the local community board opposed. 

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