At a rally on Mother’s Day, anti-gentrification groups warned that planned high-rise residential towers will not only displace longtime local residents but pose a threat to the Garden’s plant collection.
Anti-gentrification activists are calling on the museum to create a “Decolonization Commission” after a controversial curatorial hire.
The road that led to last week’s Brooklyn Community Forum on Anti-Gentrification and Displacement at the Brooklyn Museum was long and winding, but its starting point is very clear.
More than 100 activists and artists affiliated with community groups from throughout the city gathered at the Brooklyn Museum this morning to protest its hosting of the 2015 Brooklyn Real Estate Summit.
On November 17, the Brooklyn Museum will host the sixth annual Brooklyn Real Estate Summit, a gathering of more than 600 of the biggest players in Brooklyn’s real estate market.