A master plan for gentrifying El Barrio, NYC

No doubt in my mind … no matter where, no matter which party, no matter ideologies, politicians ALL lie!


Mayor Bill De Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark Viverito have betrayed El Barrio. Under the cover of “creating affordable housing,” they are planning to stuff tens of thousands of new luxury housing residents into El Barrio, NYC.

At the same time, they are zoning the more “glamorous” areas of El Barrio, so that working class Latinos will not be able to live in them. In effect, they are gentrifying East Harlem.

Melissa and Mayor De Blasio in city hall

This has shocked the people of El Barrio, because the core pledge of Melissa’s council campaign was to “stop the gentrification” of El Barrio.

Here is an example of the “affordable housing plan” which Melissa and Mayor De Blasio have devised.

It is called East River Plaza:

Built on top of a Home Depot, the East River Plaza mega-project will have three towers: 47, 41 and 32 stories tall…

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About Dr. Rex

I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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