José A. Alvarado Jr.

Photographer
 
Location: New York City, New York
Nationality: Puerto Rican American
Biography: José A. Alvarado Jr. is a Puerto Rican photographer dedicated to documenting class inequality, civic engagement, and contemporary issues in Puerto Rico and New York City. He works primarily in long-form storytelling, using visual imagery... MORE
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for Bloomberg: The Other Side of Greenwich: Hunger Among the Hedge Funds
josé a. alvarado jr.
Dec 21, 2023
Summary
Home to a handful of billionaires, Greenwich is also struggling with thousands of people who face food insecurity.
The drive through Greenwich, pearl of Connecticut’s Gold Coast, can feel like a journey into 48 square miles of money.

From back-country lanes around the exclusive Round Hill Club — past patrician estates, $5 million colonials, the Ferrari and Porsche dealerships, Saks and Hermès — to the Indian Harbor Yacht Club on the sound, Greenwich, celebrated hedge fund capital of the world, seems to drip with wealth.

This is a story about the other Greenwich — the one that’s brought Patricia Restrepo to a downtown food pantry, not far from the Citarella Gourmet Market, on this crisp November Monday.

Photographed for Bloomberg, with words by Ella Cerón
The Other Side of Greenwich: Hunger Among the Hedge Funds
Home to a handful of billionaires, Greenwich is also struggling with thousands of people who face food insecurity.
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