Nearly 250 people gathered today, November 14, in Long Island City to protest the controversial announcement as arts organizations held their breath to see what financial fortunes might come their way from Amazon’s touchdown in Queens.
Hundreds of LES residents voiced their opposition to the proposed luxury high-rises in the area mainly populated by low-income people of color.
Peeling off the Grey, an exhibition at the National Museum of Mexican Art, offers visual understandings of the gentrification of one Chicago neighborhood.
After artists featured in a Chimento Contemporary exhibition engaged with protesters outside, their show was pressured to shut down.
HOUSING, whose mission is to support artists of color, will relocate from Bed-Stuy to an as-yet undetermined location in the fall.
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.
Mapping New York today, Jeremiah Moss hits the high notes of the city’s dance with neoliberalism.
On Friday afternoon, politicians and loft tenants rallied near City Hall to demand that Mayor de Blasio overhaul the city’s Loft Board.
The publication’s board is scheduling an event at an establishment boycotted by a long list of grass-roots organizations in Boyle Heights.
The incident on Saturday was not the first time Dalton Warehouse has been a target.
Nicole MacDonald’s Last Days of Chinatown hones in on the displacement of the poor and “unimportant” people to accommodate the march of progress in Detroit.
In spite of rapidly rising rent prices, San Francisco is second only to New York among US cities with large concentrations of artists.