Tag Archives: gentrification

Another urban change update

Recalling the urban change/Vanishing City junta, I had to post about this article in the Guardian about Williamsburg changing. I don’t plan to attend any Duane Reade protests, and think too much is made over these type of stores moving in, but I do confess to not being that happy to see them proliferating. I […]

Urban Change: The Vanishing City?

The Junta will convene Thursday, September 9th, at 7:30pm Film screening followed by discussion. 80 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn (near Wythe Ave), in the media room. Please bring your own ___. All are welcome. Cities must change, but how exactly does that happen? What steps are necessary to ensure the change is constructive and positive? And […]

Urban Change

Looking forward to the Urban Change Junta. We have our first film showing as a part of the Junta for this one, with some of the folks involved in the movie Vanishing City as a part of it. I’m been skeptical about those who are quick to attack the way a city is changing. I […]