A Miracle in Harlem
Harlem, New York, was build up during the 19th-century, and its population was almost exclusively white. In the early 20th-century, Harlem became mixed races, then almost exclusively black. Harlem drastically declined in the late 20th-century, and became synonymous with decay and violence.
As the resurrection in New York continues to reach extraordinary new heights, Harlem, too, has experienced a dramatic rebirth. Once again, Harlem is coming a mixed-race community. Property values have skyrocketed during the past 20 years.
On 125th Street, the Corn Exchange was built in 1883. The structure has just been gloriously reborn, and this brings a thrill to my heart.
However, as glorious as this rebirth is, one cannot appreciate the magnitude of the work from just the above two images.
Scroll way down. I am delaying your view.
WARNING: You will be stunned.
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