Alto Leblon Awaits Rocinha UPP

By Samuel Novacich, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Throughout Rio, the implantation of UPPs in favelas have had predictable affects on bordering middle- and upper-class communities. As reported earlier, Santa Teresa is in the midst of a property boom, as real estate prices soar with the recent inauguration of UPPs in the favela communities of Prazeres and Escondidinho.

Many are anticipating what will happen when the favelas that still don’t have Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?