Anyone who’s ever lived in Harlem knows just how deep the roots of the industry are in the neighborhood.
2020 saw this take on a whole new level: AMNY highlighted how businesses from boutiques to pop-ups started turning their hand to producing PPE to help the country in its hour of need. This show of creativity and hard work is something that is inspiring Harlem to new heights now, and ultimately kick-starting a new manufacturing revolution. Nothing is ever completely straightforward, though, and the city and the community need to address some key issues before real progress can be made.
Underneath our feet