South Bronx Residents Fear Displacement As Real Estate Booms

Mott Haven mural in front of the Bruckner Building, which a real estate investment firm has renovated for commercial lofts.

Monxo Lopez's house at 271 Alexander Avenue.

View down Alexander Avenue.

Monxo Lopez visits his friend Seth Anum at the auto body shop where Anum works as a mechanic. The shop is just around the corner from Monxo's house.

La Grata, a new restaurant from developer Keith Rubinstein, opened earlier this month at 136 Alexander Avenue.

Corner of Alexander and 138th.

Lot at 2401 Third Avenue, where Rubinstein plans to construct three market rate condo towers overlooking the Harlem River.

311 Alexander Avenue, where Jess Castro has lived since 2012.

349 140th Street.

Tenement-style apartments along Alexander Avenue.