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Spike Lee explains expletive-filled rant about NYC gentrification

USA TODAY - 26 Feb 2014
Film director Spike Lee railed against gentrification in New York City in an expletive-filled speech this week. Lee grew up in the Fort Greene neighborhood in Brooklyn. His parents still live there. "Why does it take an influx of white New Yorkers in ...

Map shows which SF neighborhoods gentrifying fastest

Curbed SF - 17 Nov 2017
UC Berkeley's Urban Displacement Project updated its regional gentrification map this week to show which California neighborhoods are hemorrhaging low-income households and which ones are hanging in there. The previous maps used data from 2013, ...

Does Gentrification Help Or Harm Small Businesses?

Forbes - 09 Nov 2017
Gentrification is all about renovating neighborhoods so that people who are affluent will want to live in them. At first glance, gentrification may seem like a terrible thing for small businesses. We might imagine a scenario whereby a neighborhood gets ...

Council weighs concerns of gentrification, affordability in RAD

Mountain Xpress - 15 Nov 2017
Several members of the public, including Dee Wiliams and Delores Venable, highlighted an area on Ralph Street and expressed worries that its designation in form-based zoning would cause gentrification and decrease affordability, especially for ...

5 key points from panel talk on gentrification in Grand Rapids

MLive.com - 14 Nov 2017
GRAND RAPIDS, MI - As recent development proposals have sparked fears of gentrification in Grand Rapids, four local experts sat down with a crowd at the Grand Rapids Public Library Monday night to talk. The panel included Darel Ross II, a director at ...

The Problem With the Second Phase of Gentrification

KCET - 26 Oct 2017
City Rising is a multimedia documentary program that traces gentrification and displacement through a lens of historical discriminatory laws and practices. Fearing the loss of their community's soul, residents are gathering into a movement, not just in ...

The struggle against gentrification in Nashville, Tennessee

Liberation - 13 Nov 2017
The class struggle between the ruling class and the working class through gentrification is reaching an even greater extreme in Nashville, Tennessee. The People's Alliance for Transit, Housing, and Employment is a coalition built by the local bus ...

Phillips: An apology and warning about gentrification in Austin

MyStatesman.com - 16 Nov 2017
Stephen Spillman Manuel Muñoz, left, asks a city of Austin representative aboutCodeNext during an open house at Hart Elementary last month. Updated: 1:17 p.m. Thursday, November 16, 2017 | Posted: 1:00 p.m. Thursday, November 16, 2017 ...

6 cities harmed by AirBnb's brand of gentrification

Salon - 13 Nov 2017
The Airbnb gentrification controversy may have launched in 2014 in the tech company's own hometown when a San Francisco man sued his landlord for wrongful eviction after the landlord reportedly kicked him out of his apartment in order to make space for ...

Anthony Bourdain calls out Seattle gentrification in new show

MyNorthwest.com - 17 Nov 2017
They're building a Whole Foods in the once-gritty gayborhood of Capitol Hill in what amounts to a symbol of incessant gentrification. Here it's called 'facade-omy.' As the yuppies wreak havoc on the city, bleeding it of its long-cherished character ...

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