Special Report: In Our Backyard
Crown Heights – Franklin Avenue
Episode 1. Crown Heights activists fight for sunlight, fear gentrification despite lack of affordable housing,
Mott Haven residents use their voice and art to tell their stories
Neighborhood women,street vendors, chefs, activists, teamed up with art collectives to trace their journeys to Mott Haven, their home.
Brooklyn protesters say no to gentrification
Brooklyn is changing.
Protests against redeveloping Crown Heights’ Bedford-Union Armory continue
Neighbors are worried that development plans could lead to further gentrification of Crown Heights.
Artists get priced out of rising NYC rents
Rents have risen and so have the cost of artist studios.
A community victory in Loisaida
A sign supporting the return of the CHARAS community center to the people of the Lower East Side. Photo Credit […]
El Taller Latino-Americano faces eviction
With rising rents, the cultural center is about to be driven out of the area.
The art of gentrification in Bushwick
With each next big gallery opening, Bushwick’s art scene moves a little closer to being a pricey twin to Williamsburg’s art scene.
Hair salon reflects changing neighborhood
Diversity has brought hope and new clients to Crown Heights.
Amid brownstones, neighborhood morphs
Carroll Gardens, a Brooklyn neighborhood, has changed drastically since Stuart Zagnit moved there 20 years ago.