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Featured Neighborhood Projects

  • Central and West Harlem

    Harlem Shake (above) is a popular neighborhood spot for locals and tourists alike. Learn more about how BRISC's investments in small businesses are helping shape Upper Manhattan.

  • Washington Heights and Inwood

    With programs that link history to contemporary times, the Morris-Jumel Mansion is attracting new visitors to Upper Manhattan from throughout the city, the country and the world.  UMEZ's Cultural Industry Investment Fund's grant enables the organization to concentrate on program and infastructure development.

  • East Harlem

    Hot Bread Kitchen's Almacén created buzz in major publications about the comeback of historic La Marqueta in El Barrio. Read more about how UMEZ's Business Investments are revitalizing Upper Manhattan communities.

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