GENTRIFICATION

Features

Seattle's Fight to Save The Showbox, Its Most Important Venue

Artists like Pearl Jam and Duke Ellington once graced its stage. Now activists are trying to save it from demolition.
Alex Coffey
4.9.19
independent venues

When Beloved Live Music Venues Come Back from the Dead

We spoke to the team behind The Jago, once known as Passing Clouds, about how to keep a community music space alive.
Precious Adesina
4.1.19
Save Yourselves

A London Council Declared 'Climate Emergency' as It Destroyed a Wildlife Garden

Old Tidemill Wildlife Garden in Lewisham was a green oasis.
Simon Childs
3.18.19
sex work

I Spent Months in the Parts of Lisbon the Government Tries to Hide

Intendente is one of the trendiest neighbourhoods in Lisbon. But far away from the tourists, another reality exists.
Tiago Figueiredo
2.14.19
fried chicken

Fried Chicken Restaurant Takes Down 'Insensitive' Paintings of Rappers After Outcry

A new restaurant in a gentrifying area of DC received backlash from locals for paintings that showed rappers as chickens.
Bettina Makalintal
2.8.19
HOUSING CRISIS

How Sadiq Khan's Housing Policy Is Making London's Housing Crisis Worse

His measures, which are supposed to tackle the housing crisis, make it harder to resist gentrification.
Simon Elmer
1.31.19
GENTRIFICATION

The Community Organisation Rewriting the Rules of Regeneration

The landlords of Hamilton House in Bristol gave the building's managers 24 hours to leave. They said no.
Angus Harrison
12.20.18
Views My Own

Despite Everything, I Still Love New York

The city isn't the same. That doesn't mean we should give up on it.
Allison Hope
12.3.18
alcohol

The South London Bar Named After a 90s Basketball Player

Inspired by Utah Jazz player John Stockton, Stockton in South London is the “playmaker” to owner Gordon McGowan’s other hidden Jamaican restaurant, i.e. his Karl Malone.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
10.12.18
Photography

What Brooklyn Really Looked Like in the 70s and 80s

"Rents were so low, you could work and make a decent living without a college degree."
Seth Ferranti
9.18.18
carnival

These Artists Are Battling the Dilution of Caribbean Sound System Culture

GAIKA's 'SYSTEM' exhibit in London and the New York-set film 'Más Fuerte' show how gentrification could change Carnival if we're not careful.
Kamila Rymajdo
8.21.18
GENTRIFICATION

Capitalist Vegans Are Tearing Apart This Neighbourhood

Parkdale, Toronto– which has been fighting against gentrifiers for a decade – now faces a new threat.
Manisha Krishnan
8.8.18
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