Gallery: Harlem River Community Revitalization Plan Showcases New Visio...

These challenges have prevented heavy industrialization and discouraged construction of high-rise luxury residential towers on the river's edge, and contributed to the current scenery of vacant plots of land and underserved parks. Harlem River Working Group was formed in 2008 from a cadre of community organizations with the goal of transforming this land into a recreational, economic and scenic resource for adjacent neighborhoods. In order to do so, work had to be done piece by piece.

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