Tag: gentrification

A new map shows that parts of Brownsville have already begun gentrifying while other sections may be up next for the economic shift.

Study: Brownsville Could Be Next to Face Gentrification

A new study from the National Community Reinvestment Coalition reveals that Brownsville could be the next neighborhood facing gentrification, reports Patch.  With the report titled "Shifting Neighborhoods," the Washington, D.C. nonprofit also released an interactive map that shows that parts of ...

Bushwick Braces for Upzoning

As the City Council prepares to vote on a controversial new development, Bushwick residents worry about zoning changes to come. The first rendering for the apartment building under development at 1601 Dekalb Avenue. Used with permission ...

Holy Sh*t! Et tu Bed-Stuy?

By Kim Hill, Bed-Stuy resident “I’m gonna lay down my burdens... down by the riverside, and I ain’t gonna study war no more...” My 7-year-old son was singing this during his evening bath time. It was a song he had ...

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