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Category: Urban Planning :: Re-development
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For the corn man of Highland Park, love and gentrification point the way back to Mexico 19.3.2020 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

After 23 years, the humble elotero Andres Santos has hawked his final kernel. He headed home to Mexico to chase that grandest dream of all: love.

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Letters to the Editor: An L.A. Times piece on Highland Park shows how not to write about gentrification 15.3.2020 LA Times: Opinion

A recent op-ed article decrying gentrification in Highland Park was remarkably tone-deaf and offensive, readers say.

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At World Urban Forum, Renewed Urgency to Safeguard Vulnerable Communities 26.2.2020 THE CITY FIX
“Acknowledgement, voice and the right to negotiate” – that’s what’s needed to bring the world’s urban poor back into the system and begin creating cities that work for everyone, said Sheela Patel, chair of Slum/Shack Dwellers International (SDI), at the 10th ...
Can Minneapolis invest in its north side without pushing people out of neighborhoods? Upper Harbor is the test 19.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Upper Harbor Terminal project promises amenities, jobs, and economic growth in a working class part of the city. Many in the ethnically diverse neighborhoods around it worry it will drive them out. Can the project build wealth for current residents without erasing them?
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Editorial: L.A. needs to preserve affordable housing. Eminent domain isn't the way to do it 18.2.2020 LA Times: Opinion

L.A. leaders cannot ignore the serious repercussions of regularly seizing private property for affordable housing.

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In Silver Lake, a vegan joint tells of how the big fish of gentrification eat the little ones 4.2.2020 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

Miranda Megill admits that when she opened a vegan restaurant in 2007, it wasn't without a few pangs of guilt that she may have helped push Silver Lake's famous gentrification along.

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Salon or grocery? Beloved Windward closes in Venice but fashionable pop-up market poised to open 31.1.2020 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

Venice still mourning the loss of beloved Windward Farms grocery. But a pop-up looms nearby, featuring a living room and after-hour events.

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Post Premium: Our best stories for the week of Jan. 6 – 12 12.1.2020 Denver Post: Local
The Denver Post's most important stories from the past week, with a special focus on the story we've decided should lead our Sunday newspaper.
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Opinion: SB 50 is back. If you care about California's housing crisis, give it a chance this time 8.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Sen. Scott Wiener has attempted to give cities flexibility to address legitimate issues that arise from new housing development. And a deadline to do it.

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How to prevent city climate action from becoming 'green gentrification' 3.1.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Why it's important for cities tackling climate change to engage with frontline communities.
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How to Prevent City Climate Action from Becoming “Green Gentrification” 14.12.2019 THE CITY FIX
When Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans 14 years ago, hundreds of thousands of people lost their jobs, homes and possessions. But some people were hit harder than others. Nearly two-thirds of jobs lost after the hurricane were lost by women, and ...
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How to Prevent City Climate Action from Becoming "Green Gentrification" 12.12.2019 WRI Stories
How to Prevent City Climate Action from Becoming "Green Gentrification" Comments|Add Comment|PrintGowanus Canal in Brooklyn, New York. Photo by Robert Wolcheck/Flickr When Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans 14 years ago, hundreds of thousands of people lost their jobs, homes and possessions. But some people were hit harder than others. Nearly two-thirds of jobs lost after the hurricane were lost by women, and nearly 80 percent of the population of flooded neighborhoods were people of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Putting People at the Center of Climate Action 12.12.2019 THE CITY FIX
This commentary explores the social and economic benefits that climate action can deliver and uses real world examples to show how these benefits can be used to further equity and ensure a just transition to a new climate economy. In ...
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Surabaya: The Legacy of Participatory Upgrading of Informal Settlements 13.11.2019 WRI Stories
Case Study Featured ...
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To Fix City Slums, Don't Just Knock Them Down: Involve Residents in Upgrading Efforts 13.11.2019 WRI Stories
To Fix City Slums, Don't Just Knock Them Down: Involve Residents in Upgrading Efforts Comments|Add Comment|PrintOne of the many informal settlements the city of Surabaya, Indonesia has upgraded since the 1960s with participation from residents. Photo by Peter Edelman. Many cities, particularly in the global South, have large areas of informal settlements — poor neighborhoods that grew organically, but which often lack structurally sound buildings and services like running water, sanitation... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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To Fix City Slums, Don’t Just Knock Them Down: Involve Residents in Upgrading Efforts 13.11.2019 THE CITY FIX
Many cities, particularly in the global South, have large areas of informal settlements ‒ poor neighborhoods that grew organically, but which often lack structurally sound buildings and services like running water, sanitation and waste management. The traditional approach to upgrading ...
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Opinion: Short-term rentals in my Silver Lake neighborhood are causing 'rentrification' 23.10.2019 LA Times: Commentary

L.A.'s new law regulating short-term rentals through Airbnb, VRBO and other sites is long overdue

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Inside Oakland’s clean energy economy strategy 21.10.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Climate change is an intersectional issue, and cities are beginning to treat it that way in adaptation strategies.
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Four Hours: Tour the San Pedro waterfront before its big makeover 18.10.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Weekends in San Pedro are 48-hour vacations made for wandering, overeating and soaking up sun.

Coming soon: Jon & Vinny's announces plans for a third location in South L.A. 17.10.2019 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo plan a third Jon & Vinny's in the former Yee's Chinese Food restaurant at Buckler and West Slauson. They're aware of gentrification concerns.

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