San Lazaro St. starts from the University of Havana
On a block where every day standing is a challenge for the buildings, the neighbors know that the scene could be repeated in the surrounding homes
HAVANA TIMES – A flap of concrete and steel makes it difficult to exit through the door of the tenement located at 512 San Lázaro Street between Lealtad and Perseverancia, in Centro Habana. This Wednesday what everyone had been fearing for years happened: part of the upper balcony collapsed, leaving a trail of rubble and increasing the fear in which several families in the apartment building live. On a block where just remaining standing is an every day challenge for the buildings, residents know that the scene could be repeated in the surrounding homes.
The apathy, the salt air and the lack of resources of its residents have made this avenue, which connects Old Havana with the very steps of the University of H