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New York City Gentrification

Spike Lee Had A Very Good Reason For His Gentrification 'Rant'

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 02.27.2014 | Black Voices

While speaking at an event at Pratt Institute Tuesday evening, Spike Lee slammed an audience member's question about the "other side of gentrification...

Jermaine Spradley

Gentrification Hasn't Been Good To Black Neighborhoods, Candidate Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Jermaine Spradley | Posted 08.22.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK -- Bill Thompson lamented how gentrification has changed the ethnic makeup of Harlem as he strategized Wednesday how to maximize black voter ...

Pricey Apartments To Rise On Public Housing

AP | MEGHAN BARR and JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 03.08.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- New Yorkers pay dearly for the privilege of living in one of the world's great cities. But would they shell out top dollar for an apartmen...

PHOTOS: NYC's Disappearing Laundromats

Posted 02.19.2013 | New York

When laundromats, like bodegas, begin to disappear from a New York City neighborhood, it's often a surefire sign of gentrification. The Snorri Br...

The Gentrification Of Crown Heights

NARRATIVE.LY | Posted 01.15.2013 | New York

A hypothetical time-lapse video of Franklin Avenue in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, starting in the year 2000: The block is lined with dollar stores, bodeg...

Latino Williamsburg's Struggle Against Gentrification

NARRATIVE.LY | Posted 01.14.2013 | New York

Whirlybird, a year-old coffee shop on South 2nd Street in Williamsburg, serves good espresso and organic, gluten-free breakfast tacos filled with scra...

Garbage Trucks And Waste Stations In Williamsburg And Greenpoint On The Rise

Posted 11.17.2011 | New York

According to a new a report, Williamsburg and Greenpoint top New York's list for having the most garbage trucks roaming neighborhood streets, where 19...