Annotated Bibliography

Garofoli, J., & Said, C. (2014, December 1). A changing Mission – The Story. Retrieved July 14, 2015, from http://www.sfchronicle.com/the-mission/a-changing-mission/ This source provides information about a project done by reporters and photographers, who spent 8 months getting to know residence and business owners near 24th Street between Shotwell and Folsom, to document the change people are … More Annotated Bibliography

It’s Happening In San Francisco: Gentrification!

San Francisco is a city known for its diverse community and culture. Historically, neighborhoods of San Francisco have represented different ethnic/racial cultures: Mission District and the Latino, Chinatown and the Chinese, North Beach and the Italian, Bayview and the African-American, amongst others. Those ethnic neighborhoods were once comprised by lower to middle-class working families. However, … More It’s Happening In San Francisco: Gentrification!

Lets Take Action!

There has been lots of dialogue and discussion regarding the gentrification phenomenon in San Francisco. Unfortunately, it seems that discourse and dialogue has replaced action and actual solutions. Unless a plan of action is implement and executed, wealthier individuals will continue to rent, buy, renovate, and transform houses and properties, thus shifting the cultural values … More Lets Take Action!

Could Techies Be Victims Too?

San Francisco is a city known for its diverse community and culture. Historically, neighborhoods of San Francisco have represented different ethnic/racial cultures: Mission District and the Latino, Chinatown and the Chinese, North Beach and the Italian, Bayview and the African-American, amongst others. Those ethnic neighborhoods were once comprised by lower to middle-class working families. However, … More Could Techies Be Victims Too?

Resolving The Issue: Rise of Property Price

Gentrification in San Francisco’s Mission district has been a conflicting topic these past few years. Those who have lived in the Mission district, “techies” coming into the neighborhood, and even the Mayor of San Francisco have been the ones most involved in the issue of gentrification in the Mission district. While many fingers have been … More Resolving The Issue: Rise of Property Price

Identifying An Issue

Gentrification in the Mission district is a lot more complicated than we think. There is culture being lost because of all the renovation and replacement that is being done by new, modern, over priced businesses and homes. There are contrasting perspectives from long-time Mission district natives who are being forced out of their homes due … More Identifying An Issue

Money and Power

Money and Power have a huge affect when it comes to gentrification in the Mission district. It is obvious that those from the community don’t have any power for they are the ones being forced out and can’t afford the new pricing. Those moving in or bringing new businesses into the Mission are the ones … More Money and Power