Tag Archives: Gentrification

Airbnb Had Housing Activists Pushed Into a “Free Speech Zone”

This weekend Airbnb held its first-ever conference for hosts in San Francisco. Inside, executivesrestated the company’s goal to win a Nobel Peace Prize. Outside, local cops allegedly shoved housing activists who were protesting Airbnb’s role in the eviction crisis, confining demonstrators into a “free speech” pen.  …. … Continue reading

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TWITTER . ZENDESK . YAMMER

San Francisco’s Tenderloin district has the highest concentration of homeless persons (44%), comprises the highest proportion of residents living in poverty (69.7%) with a per capita income of $14,556 compared to San Francisco’s average of $73,802, and of the population … Continue reading

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The Gentrification of our Livelihoods: Everything Must Go… by Megan Wilson

We Lose Space, Installation by Megan Wilson and Gordon Winiemko, San Francisco Art Commission Grove Street Gallery (across from SF City Hall), San Francisco, CA, 2000, photo by Megan Wilson New Feature on Stretcher: Preface: When I began researching and … Continue reading

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This Isn’t the Tech Disruption They Asked For

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How Clarion Alley Mural Project Met Developer Dan Safier and The Prado Group

Developing Divisions – by Steven T. Jones, SF Bay Guardian 38 Dolores Street, San Francisco Gentrification Project by Dan Safier and the Prado Group With the clink of champagne glasses, kudos to the development team and its community partners, and … Continue reading

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