Process Documentation Bridge 3


East Harlem has undergone several changes over the course of years, gentrification is one that has affected the community and has caused displacement and loss of identity in the community.


Alfonso, Aya. “Sense of Place in Urban Transformation, Gentrification and Preventing Displacement: A Case Study of the Marketview Heights.” Order No. 10635010, Rochester Institute of Technology, 2017.

Cepeda, Raquel. “ONLY FANIA CAN SAVE US NOW.” The Village Voice, June, 2008.

Davidson, Justin. “Is Gentrification all Bad?” New York Feb 03 2014 ProQuest. 13 Mar. 2018 .

Dvila, Arelene. Barrio Dreams. London, England: University of California Press, 2004

“El Barrio Tours.” Americas Quarterly 7, no. 4 (Fall, 2013): 12.

Mayorga, Edwin. “Dominance & Survivance: Urban Latino Communities and Education in Racial Neoliberal Urbanism.” Order No. 10253883, City University of New York, 2017.

Nelson, Carlos Piñeyro. “Migración, Lucha Por La Vivienda y Transnacionalismo Socio-Político: El Caso De Movimiento Por Justicia Del Barrio/Migration, Struggle for Housing and Socio-Political Transnationalism: The Case of Movimiento Por Justicia Del Barrio (Justice for De Barrio Movement).” Revista Mexicana De Ciencias Políticas y Sociales 59, no. 220 (Jan, 2014): 317-347.


I will be using a cardboard box and painting it in order to make my cabinet and will be making small artifacts to refrences the sources posted above.

Lenika Silva, or rather Leni, is a native New Yorker attending Parsons School of Design. As of right now she is undeclared but excited to see what her first year as a student at The New School will steer her towards. She original had set her heart on film but decided that she would like to learn about other forms of media and art that were never available for her at her high school. Some interesting facts about Leni: Leni is scared of pigeons even though she is a Native New Yorker. She lives in Spanish Harlem (they trying to change the name to SoHa (South Harlem) and it pains her soul. She is Mexican so she loves spicy food and can speak Spanish. First Generation college student and she is so proud to be part of The New School Community! Class of 2021

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