PARK AVENUE: MONEY, POWER & THE AMERICAN DREAM

How much inequality is too much?

740 Park Ave, New York City, is home to some of the wealthiest Americans. Across the Harlem River, 10 minutes to the north, is the other Park Avenue in South Bronx, where 40% of the residents live in poverty making less than 40 dollars a day. In the last 30 years, inequality has rocketed in the US – the American Dream only applies to those with money to lobby politicians for friendly bills on Capitol Hill.

 

Directed by Alex Gibney. Produced by Blair Foster.
Production company: Jigsaw Productions. Running time: 59.03 min 

Synopsis

New York’s Park Avenue runs the length of Manhattan before crossing the river into the Bronx. The long stretch between Grand Central Terminal and 96th Street is home to some of the most expensive real estate in the world. One of the most exclusive of these addresses is 740 Park.

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