A master plan for gentrifying El Barrio, NYC…

Via Mayor Bill De Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark Viverito have betrayed El Barrio. Under the cover of “creating affordable housing,” they are planning to stuff tens of thousands of new luxury housing residents into El Barrio, NYC. At the same time, they are zoning the more “glamorous” areas of El Barrio, so […]

‘Gentrification is the new colonialism’…

Via.. It’s no secret that Bushwick’s been fiercely gentrifying for some time now, having won the approval of both Vogue and SantaCon organizers over the years. But one lifelong resident is so sick of watching developers try to push her and her neighbors out that she’s decided to wage war with the visual power of […]

Nearly 50,000 East New York residents face displacement under rezoning plan…

Gentrification run amok… >> New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s bold plan to build 200,000 affordable units in New York City over the next ten years was designed to serve as a protective measure against resident displacement. Unfortunately, it’s turning out that the one-size-fits-all prophylactic it was intended for may do more harm than […]