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Dc Gentrification

Our Gentrified Capital

Liz Rebecca Alarcon | Posted 11.16.2014 | DC
Liz Rebecca Alarcon

Supporters of gentrification claim that the benefits outweigh the consequences. So neighborhoods become safer, cleaner and nicer. But for whom?

A Night in Anacostia: The Beginning of Southeast D.C.'s Rebirth

Raymond Schillinger | Posted 06.19.2012 | DC
Raymond Schillinger

Signs suggest Anacostia is next in line for resurrection. The vestiges of economic blight -- unkempt liquor stores and condemned buildings -- are slowly vanishing as startup businesses, art galleries and new restaurants take their place.