SF's Mission District Fights Gentrification

Hundreds protest influx of dot-coms and wealthy tenants in SF Mission District and vow to fight at ballot box.

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August 13, 2000, 1:00 PM PDT

By Chris Steins @urbaninsight


The San Francisco Mission District has become ground zero in the struggle against gentrification by dot-com companies and the wealthy. A recent march was organized by the Mission Anti-Displacement Coalition, and led activitists along a tour of stores, studios and apartments being snapped up by dot-com companies and wealthier residents. Some would argue this is a positive results and shows that market economics do, in fact, work in inner city neighborhoods.

Thanks to Chris Steins

Sunday, August 13, 2000 in The San Francisco Chronicle

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