There Goes the Dot-Com Neighborhood

The dot-com invasion of the Mission district in San Francisco has inspired a guerrilla response from area artists and even some dot-commers themselves.

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July 11, 2000, 6:30 AM PDT

By Chris Steins @urbaninsight


An influx of dot-com employees, wealth, and rapidly-rising rents has created much resentment in the Mission District, a predominantly Latin American working-class neighborhood. From outright vandalism to anti dot-com ads, this gives gentrification a whole new meaning.

Thanks to Chris Steins

Monday, July 3, 2000 in The Industry Standard

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