Who Is Gentrification Affecting?

The Mission district is a neighborhood encompassed by two opposing sides. On one end, there are the long-time residents who are seeing their neighborhood change before their eyes. On the other, there are newcomers who have entered the neighborhood and contributed to the changing demographic and culture. Mission district natives have been criticized for being … More Who Is Gentrification Affecting?

Gentrification Today

Gentrification in the Mission district has caught my eye. I was born and raised in the Mission and the changes I have seen are substantial. The Mission was originally a Hispanic community, and lately it has veered from its Latin roots. Despite the poverty, gang violence, and high crime rates it was once known for, … More Gentrification Today