This past weekend I attended a memorial service for a local
activist. Eric Quezada was important in many planning-related issues here in
San Francisco – how we create space that reflects the cultural traditions of
our large immigrant communities, the importance of preventing displacement of Opinion
Sep 28, 2011 By
With the not-so-secret understanding that white people are much more likely to bike, some ethnic minorities in Portland, Oregon see the coming of a bike lane through their neighborhood as a fast lane to gentrification.
Sep 6, 2011 Shareable
Residents of the Bayview neighborhood of San Francisco fear that redevelopment threatens to gentrify the area in a way that pushes out low- and middle-income black residents.
Aug 28, 2011 High Country News
Community leaders argue that the recently approved Philadelphia comprehensive plan does more for developers than the working class in this op-ed.
Aug 16, 2011 Philadelphia Inquirer
A citywide brownfields recovery program in New York City has been cleaning up polluted sites, allowing new developments to move in on formerly vacant areas. But some worry the program is fueling gentrification.
Jun 1, 2011 Gotham Gazette
As a Berlin neighborhood gains favor among foreign tourists, locals are fighting to preserve their community's charm and identity.
Mar 12, 2011 Der Spiegel
Washington D.C. has for many years had a high population of African Americans. But now, they're moving out to the suburbs and white people are moving in.
Feb 19, 2011 NPR
New transit stations can have major gentrifying impacts on neighborhoods -- from median income to car ownership rates, according to a recent study.
Nov 3, 2010 Next American City
The crash of the economy happened at the right time for gentrifying downtown Los Angeles, according to this piece from the <em>Los Angeles Times</em>.
Aug 9, 2010 Los Angeles Times
An artist collective staged a tongue-in-cheek interactive game in Brooklyn last month they called "Gentrification: The Game," putting developers against locals and with a generous helping of hipsters.
Jul 29, 2010 The Toronto Star