Local Money: The changing face of Mid-Market, San Francisco

Oct 30, 2015
As part of our Local Money project, we spotlight how tax breaks changed a formerly rundown neighborhood in San Francisco.
Posted In: local money, San Francisco, gentrification, tax breaks

My money story: Storyteller Brian Finkelstein

Oct 9, 2015
What do you do when the bubble bursts?
Posted In: my money story, gentrification, employment, bubble

York & Fig: Confessions of an ambivalent landlord

Sep 22, 2015
A real estate investor asks herself if she can be socially responsible in an up-and-coming neighborhood.
Posted In: gentrification, real estate

A satirical spin on gentrification in New York

Sep 21, 2015
Two ad guys pitch a message of gentrification at a store in Brooklyn.
Posted In: gentrification, New York City

York & Fig: How one lucky store beat the odds

Sep 17, 2015
In this episode, a mom-and-pop shop, a magical bus tour and public policy.
Posted In: gentrification, los angeles, businesses, highland park
Denby High School in Detroit, Michigan.

How Detroit students experienced the city's bankruptcy

Sep 9, 2015
The NYT video series looks high schoolers' optimism despite their surroundings.
Posted In: Detroit, bankruptcy, high school, gentrification

London's luxury housing mirrors NYC's upscale push

Aug 26, 2015
Low income housing is being demolished for high-end developments.
Posted In: affordable housing, London, gentrification
Carlos Valdez at his new apartment in Highland Park.

Entrepreneur starts over in Highland Park

Aug 25, 2015
A computer repairman confronts losing his home and business.
Posted In: highland park, gentrification, los angeles
The Highland Park Swap Mall used to be full of vendors selling discounted items like clothing and cell phone accessories. Upstairs was a residential hotel for low-income men. Most of the tenants are now gone, and the new owner has different plans for the

Highland Park Swap Mall: A Year Later

Aug 20, 2015
The brick building was home to men living on the edge, looking out for each other.
Posted In: highland park, gentrification, real estate

York & Fig: Where are they now?

Aug 20, 2015
We return to Highland Park for the second episode of the gentrification podcast.
Posted In: los angeles, gentrification, highland park