The Ladder Up

A Restless History of Washington Heights
W. 179th St.
W. 179th St.

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Published: December 2, 2019
Updated: November 27, 2020

Carlos Rivera is a Puerto Rican–born street photographer currently residing in New York City. His movement, #yerrruptown, has been steadily gaining traction on social media. Documenting everyday life Uptown, Rivera highlights the issue of social displacement that comes with gentrification. Currently his work is being featured in The Codes of...