Deputy Mayor Barrios-Paoli, NYCEDC, Speaker Mark-Viverito and New York State Announce Revitalization Of La Marqueta

New York City Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services Lilliam Barrios-Paoli, New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) Executive Vice President Seth Myers, New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and New York State announced the revitalization of La Marqueta, a commercial and cultural corridor in East Harlem. Spanning 111th to 119th Streets in East Harlem, La Marqueta houses a public retail market building and culinary incubator (Building 4), one production-kitchen building (Building 3), the Urban Garden Center (private tenant and community anchor), and other cultural uses and programming. The multi-million dollar revitalization project, coordinated between New York State and New York City, will renew this iconic and historic neighborhood landmark by expanding its current retail market offerings; introducing a seasonal youth farmer’s market, community open space, opportunities for youth development, and cultural programming; and investing in key infrastructure improvements.

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