Monday, October 4, 2010

Film presentation - Gentrification - Lower East Side and Harlem - Museum of the City of New York - hosting

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Tuesday, October 5, 6:30 PM

In Danger of Extinction: Gentrification in East Harlem and on the Lower East Side
Residents of these two diverse, vibrant neighborhoods have long dealt with the pressures of gentrification and have struggled for affordability.  Their story is told in two recent documentaries.  

Join the filmmakers for a screening and discussion of The Lower East Side: An Endangered Placeby Robert Weber and Whose Barrio? by Ed Morales and Laura Rivera, with opening remarks by The Honorable Melissa Mark-Viverito, New York City Council, District 8.

Co-sponsored by the office of the New York City Council Member Melissa Mark-Viverito and East Harlem Preservation.  This program is presented as part of the ongoing series The Urban Forum: New York Neighborhoods, Preservation and Development

Special consideration when you mention The Civic Center Residents Coalition
thanks to the Museum of the City of NY and Tom Reynolds.

Reservations required: 917-492-3395 or
$6 Museum members; $8 seniors and students; $12 non-members
$6 when you mention the Civic Center Residents Coalition NYC

Museum of the City of New York

1220 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street
New York, NY  10029

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