SOURCE: Bloomberg CityLab
The imperatives of historic preservation are often at cross-purposes with the goals of community organizations. Does the failure of one preservation plan in Chicago offer lessons for the future?
SOURCE: The Atlantic
by Jacob Ambinder
Anti-gentrification activists portray themselves as champions of the poor, but they generally represent a coalition of property owners who benefit from keeping the supply of a resource – housing – scarce. How can the political and economic incentives of land and housing be realigned?
SOURCE: The New York Times
High-end development has transformed some Black neighborhoods decades after they were scarred by unrest. And not by coincidence.
by Paul Renfro
Concerns about the “safety” and “security” of specific children—particularly those who resemble Etan Patz—played a considerable role in New York’s extraordinary late twentieth-century transformation.
by Brian D. Goldstein
It’s more complicated than you think.
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