Gentrification

How Fatherhood Alters Your View of the World

How Fatherhood Alters Your View of the World

Rian Dundon & David Gonzalez

PHOTOGRAPHY

Co-published with The New York Times. Following the birth of his daughter, Rian Dundon documented the messiness and gravity surrounding his new role in life.

Los Angeles Artists Reinvent Their Roles in Gentrifying Communities

Los Angeles Artists Reinvent Their Roles in Gentrifying Communities

Carribean Fragoza

FEATURES

Co-published with The American Prospect. Poor and working-class neighborhoods often view new art galleries as heralds of gentrification—but some artists have joined with residents to fight displacements and other disruptions.

Does This Avocado Toast Come With A Side of Gentrification?

Does This Avocado Toast Come With A Side of Gentrification?

WNYC Studios

MULTIMEDIA

Co-published with WNYC Studios. Businesses like Avocaderia are creating jobs in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. But at what cost?

Newark Tenants Try to Tighten Rent Control as Downtown Booms

Newark Tenants Try to Tighten Rent Control as Downtown Booms

WNYC Studios

MULTIMEDIA

Co-published with WNYC StudiosHousing advocates are trying to take multi-pronged approach to manage what they see as the slow encroachment of gentrification.

Sunset Park: So Hot Right Now

Sunset Park: So Hot Right Now

WNYC Studios

MULTIMEDIA

Co-published with WNYC StudiosIt's a neighborhood that's developing fast — and how affordable it will be for residents and businesses is at stake. Here are four ways Sunset Park is changing.

Detroit's Foreclosure Crisis and the Need for 'Information Justice'

Detroit's Foreclosure Crisis and the Need for 'Information Justice'

Jessica McKenzie

ANALYSIS

Co-published with CityLabAn open data project sought to battle tax foreclosures by arming residents with information. It may have empowered property speculators more than anyone.

How Gentrification Puts Creative Urbanites in a Bind

How Gentrification Puts Creative Urbanites in a Bind

Laura Kiesel

ESSAY

Co-published with AlterNet. For the creative class, living in the cities that advance their aspirations means accepting a Faustian bargain.

There Went the Neighborhood

There Went the Neighborhood

WNYC Studios

MULTIMEDIA

There Goes the Neighborhood - Episode 9. Co-published with WNYC Studios and The Nation. The team behind There Goes the Neighborhood talks about what they've learned, and the way forward in a post-gentrified Brooklyn.

It's Complicated

It's Complicated

WNYC Studios

MULTIMEDIA

There Goes the Neighborhood - Episode 7. Co-published with WNYC Studios and The Nation. Some Brooklynites are wrestling with their own role in gentrification. Changes may be welcomed, but they come with mixed emotions for many.

Trickery, Fraud and Deception

Trickery, Fraud and Deception

WNYC Studios

MULTIMEDIA

There Goes the Neighborhood - Episode 6. Co-published with WNYC Studios and The Nation. In the fast moving world of Brooklyn real estate, for some it feels more like the Wild West – developers and investors looking to cash in on the gold rush don't always play by the rules.

Williamsburg, What's Good?

Williamsburg, What's Good?

WNYC Studios

MULTIMEDIA

There Goes the Neighborhood - Episode 5. Co-published with WNYC Studios and The Nation. How does a tidal wave of money and fast-shifting demographics affect the people who share a neighborhood?

Here's the Plan

Here's the Plan

WNYC Studios

MULTIMEDIA

There Goes the Neighborhood - Episode 4. Co-published with WNYC Studios and The Nation. Mayor de Blasio's plan to rezone East New York is his way of controlling the gentrification machine -- so what does the zoning plan actually look like?

Turf Wars

Turf Wars

WNYC Studios

MULTIMEDIA

There Goes the Neighborhood - Episode 3. Co-published with WNYC Studios and The Nation. What did East New York look like before Mayor de Blasio declared it the neighborhood where the city's future begins?

'Brooklyn, We Go Hard'

'Brooklyn, We Go Hard'

WNYC Studios

MULTIMEDIA

There Goes the Neighborhood - Episode 2. Co-published with WNYC Studios and The Nation. Since the late 1960s, outsiders have known East New York for its low median income and high crime rates. But 120,000 people call it home. 

Mouth to Ear

Mouth to Ear

WNYC Studios

MULTIMEDIA

There Goes the Neighborhood - Episode 1. Co-published with WNYC Studios and The NationGentrification is something everyone is talking about, but what is it? When a neighborhood changes, how does it happen and why? And who decides? This new podcast takes an in-depth look at the gentrification of Brooklyn, and the role race plays in the process.

Dumping Ground and Refuge

Dumping Ground and Refuge

Evelyn Nieves

NEWS

Co-published with Salon. For those who know how to navigate L.A.’s Skid Row, it can provide community — but crackdowns have made life even harder.