Nostalgia for old Harlem

June 13, 2008 10:37AM

As Harlem faces gentrification and rezoning, older residents miss their old familiar neighborhoods. Bodegas and dollar stores are becoming a thing of the past in some areas as $1 million condominiums rise next to tenements. A $300 million shopping center is replacing an abandoned wire factory. The average price for a new condo in Harlem is $900,000, although the average household income remains less than $25,000. 

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