A new book by a longtime Brooklyn resident and author looks at seven Brooklyn neighborhoods and how each has changed and why.
Two NYU students explore gentrification and the changes sweeping Downtown Brooklyn in a music video they created.
The gap between some of the poorest parts of Brooklyn and everywhere else is widening, according to a new study.
Since the height of the last real estate boom, prices have more than doubled in the borough.
In a recently released report, extensive data and analysis prove many New Yorkers' common fears and concerns regarding gentrification to be true and perhaps even more extreme than they'd previously assumed.
WNYC and The Nation are celebrating the end of their 'There Goes the Neighborhood' podcast by bringing some of the series characters to a live setting with thinkers, writers, comedians and some of the voices from the series to discuss the realities of living in a gentrifying neighborhood.
One of the country's most lauded housing charities spent millions of dollars to purchase Bed Stuy buildings where long-time, rent-regulated tenants were pushed out, alleges an investigation by ProPublica.
Gentrification is one of the most talked-about issues in Brooklyn today, and now WNYC and The Nation have launched a new podcast all about it. There Goes the Neighborhood explores the “destabilizing phenomenon” of gentrification in Brooklyn through the experiences of current residents, business owners and developers.
The first of the series’ eight installments went out today.
Last week’s story on the meaning and causes of gentrification inspired a host of comments on affordability and homeownership. Below are just a few of the thought-provoking insights from Brownstoner readers.
How would you make prime neighborhoods more affordable for existing residents?
Brooklynites jammed Brooklyn Borough Hall on Wednesday for the City Planning Commission’s public hearing on the mayor’s controversial plan to rezone East New York.