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 …
Co-published with WNYC Studios. Businesses like Avocaderia are creating jobs in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. But at what cost?
Co-published with WNYC Studios. Housing advocates are trying to take multi-pronged approach to manage what they see as the slow encroachment of gentrification.
Co-published with CityLab. An open data project sought to battle tax foreclosures by arming residents with information. It may have empowered property speculators more than anyone.
Co-published with AlterNet. For the creative class, living in the cities that advance their aspirations means accepting a Faustian bargain.