Glass towers may be changing Harlem's skyline (condos in the shiny building across from Victory One go for up to $3 million a pop), but Elaine has made certain these seniors will never be in their shadows.
"People think low-income should mean less. I feel it should be equal, especially for the elderly," says Lucille McEwen, who was moved to tears after seeing the space. "The residents couldn't have afforded what's in that room. It wouldn't even be an option. But this renovation shows them that they are as good as God's got."