York & Fig

York & Fig: A Look Back

Caitlin Esch Aug 13, 2015
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This former camera emporium, Frank’s Camera, is being renovated. The current owners hope to bring in new tenants soon. Up and down Figueroa Street in Highland Park, old businesses are moving out and new businesses are moving in. Rafael Cardenas
York & Fig

York & Fig: A Look Back

Caitlin Esch Aug 13, 2015
This former camera emporium, Frank’s Camera, is being renovated. The current owners hope to bring in new tenants soon. Up and down Figueroa Street in Highland Park, old businesses are moving out and new businesses are moving in. Rafael Cardenas
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About a year ago, Marketplace’s Wealth and Poverty team did something unusual — they set up a “pop-up” bureau in the Highland Park neighborhood of Los Angeles. The goal was get a street’s-eye view of the changes happening there, as hip new bars and shops replaced old businesses, as long-time residents sold their homes to young couples. This summer, the Marketplace team is revisiting Highland Park in a two-part podcast to see how the neighborhood continues to evolve. This first episode takes you inside the origins of York and Fig.



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