juan del barrio

“Este es el barrio donde yo nací

El rinconcito donde yo viví”

AQUÍ VIVE GENTE

Mural en la Calle del Tren, Puerta de Tierra, San Juan, Puerto Rico dedicado a Raphy Leavitt con parte del tema “Mi barrio”  de Raphy Leavitt y La Selecta

Rafael Ángel Leavitt Rey, más conocido como Raphy Leavitt, (San Juan, Puerto Rico, 17 de septiembre de 1948 - Miami, Florida, 5 de agosto de 2015) fue un compositor puertorriqueño y fundador de la orquesta de música salsa “La Selecta”.

El lema “Aquí vive gente” fue hecho por los residentes del barrio que se sienten que el gobierno desea destruir el barrio.

“This is the neighborhood where I grew up

The Little corner where I lived.”

PEOPLE LIVE HERE

Wall painting located at Calle del Tren, Puerta de Tierra, San Juan, Puerto Rico dedicated to Puerto Rican composer and founder of the salsa orchestra “La Selecta”.  Raphy Leavitt (September 17, 1948 – August 5, 2015) using lyrics from his song titled “Mi Barrio”

“PEOPLE LIVE HERE” Is the slogan made by the residents of the neighborhood because they feel that the government doesn’t listen to them and wants them out of there.

Barrio la Perla, Viejo San Juan, San Juan Puerto Rico.  (2012)

La Perla,  Old San Juan, San Juan, Puerto Rico. (2012)

La Perla is a historical community astride the northern historic city wall of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, stretching about 650 yards (600 m) along the rocky Atlantic coast immediately east of the Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery and down the slope from (north of) Calle Norzagaray.