© 2014 Floating World Pictures

© 2014 Floating World Pictures

 

The Savoy Story is a portrait series of the residents that inhabit the Savoy Park neighborhood of Harlem, New York City also known as the the former location of the popular Harlem Renaissance dancery called Savoy Ballroom. While much has been written about the Harlem Renaissance and the ballrooms that brought together a community of individuals submerged by the arts.This portrait series is a direct to compare and contrast the tenants that now inhabit the location once known as The Savoy Ballroom and how this mid-20th century urban renewal project has adapted to present-day conditions.