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Gentrification in the once largely-black Shaw neighborhood is a microcosm of the town once known as "Chocolate City," as upscale whites and other nationalities have flooded the city in recent years....

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 The rapidly changing landscape of Harlem has claimed several small businesses as victims of change. Lenox Lounge, Hue-Man Bookstore and Harlem Vintage are all examples of businesses that have closed recently, never to reopen.To prevent more businesses from closing, the Harlem Business Alliance has announced that it will put a $700,000...

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One of the last iconic establishments that exemplified the spirit of Harlem will be closing its doors.According to the New York Amsterdam News, The Lenox Lounge, located on Lenox Avenue between 124th & 125th street which has served as a venue for jazz legends such as Billie Holiday, Miles Davis, and John Coltrane, will serve its last drink at...

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Monday, 22 October 2012 08:00

Harlem Small Businesses Contemplate the Future

Gentrification has taken place in every part of New York City, but few places have felt it as intensely as Harlem. The same abandoned homes on avenues once deemed unsafe to walk down are now selling for millions. Demographics, tastes and prices are changing for better and for worse at the same time.With this in mind city officials, real estate...

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