Miami is one of the worst cities in the U.S. to live in when it comes to affordable housing, and residents pay among the highest share of their incomes on rent. But a recent plan endorsed by the city would…
By Alicia Menendez, Sam Weber, Connie Kargbo
In Portland, Oregon, a program called Right to Return aims to atone for the repeated displacement of thousands of African-American families from the city. Amna Nawaz and producer Mike Fritz explore how it's all playing out, as part of our…
By Amna Nawaz, Mike Fritz
Gentrification is not the only path for improving urban neighborhoods. A cleanup in Brooklyn and Queens offers another, more inclusive model that scholars have dubbed 'just green enough.'…
By Trina Hamilton and Winifred Curran, The Conversation
Street and public art is increasingly at risk of destruction as neighborhoods develop and gentrify. But new case law could protect public art in courts.
By Jennifer Hijazi
The comedy tells the story of the three friends who struggle to stay rooted in their historically black and Latino community as it faces changing racial and class dynamics.
By PBS NewsHour
Attract members of the "creative class" to a city and they will create jobs and spur urban renewal. But that idea, championed by noted urbanologist Richard Florida, has a double-edged downside: increased economic segregation and less affordable housing. Economics correspondent…
By Arlene Lormestoire
“Deconstruction,” a new series of paintings by Patrick Eugéne, unveils the effects of gentrification within East New York, Brooklyn, where he grew up and still lives.
By Kristen Doerer
"When people come to Detroit they see Detroit as a blank canvas and a blank slate....But that’s not true," says Aaron Foley, author of “How To Live In Detroit Without Being A Jackass.”…
By Making Sen$e Editor
Moving closer to city centers is a time-saver for better-educated, better-paid "leisure losers."…
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