Stop the Eviction of CHARAS / El Bohio Community Center

Demonstration against the eviction of Charas (2001).

Demonstration against the eviction of Charas (2001).

Description: Demonstration against the evicition of the CHARAS / El Bohio Community Center, which served the low-income, activist, and artist communities of Lower East Side for over 20 years. CHARAS was evicted on December 27, 2001 and the building has been vacant ever since.

Date: December 3, 2001

Creator: Unknown

Original Format: Color photograph, 4 x 6 inches

Citation: Private collection of the Metropolitan Council on Housing. Digital ID = mch_000178d


Operation Move-In Poster (ca. 1970) Memorial for Tyrone Holland (1970). Meeting in the hallway of a squat at 90th St and Columbus Ave (1970). Emergency Meeting of Met Council on Housing's Squatter Committee (1970). Statement of the Housing Crimes Trial steering committee (1970).
Summons for the People's Court Housing Crimes Trial (1970). Invitation to the Met Council on Housing Annual Meeting (1980). East Harlem "Speak-Out" (1984). SRO demonstration at City Hall (1986). An anti-warehousing action at City Council (1988).
Poster for hearing on warehousing (1988). Poster for demonstration on homelessness (1980s).= March on Washington against homelessness (1989). Homesteaders' Rally (1990). Demonstration against the eviction of Charas (2001).

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