Tag Archives: Gentrification

Vancouver BC: a reflection on Woodsquat, Woodward, Gentrification in the Downtown East Side

The Dominion. Oct 3: The Cornerstone of Gentrification in the Downtown East Side From the Woodward squat ten years ago, to a displaced neighbourhood by Isaac Oommen, Photos by Murray Bush – Flux Photo VANCOUVER—Towering 43 storeys at the corner … Continue reading

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Seattle: City set to approve sweeping remake of Yesler Terrace

Seattle Times. Aug 31: The Seattle City Council is poised to approve a bold — some say risky — plan to remake the city’s first public-housing project into a high-rise mixed-income community. Attention now turns to relocating more than 500 … Continue reading

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Seattle: Yesler Terrace redevelopment plan passes

Central District News. Aug 16: Council Committee passes Yesler Terrace redevelopment plans The Yesler Terrace Special Committee of the Seattle City Council voted to pass the Seattle Housing Authority’s Yesler Terrace redevelopment plan. The plan moves the full City Council … Continue reading

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A Belated History of the Central District Squats

via Puget Sound Anarchists. Aug 14: Background At a recent communal BBQ in the Central District of Seattle, I ran into a young boy who had been coming around every week to get food and wander amongst the crowd of … Continue reading

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Seattle: Housing Commissioner resigns over Yesler Terrace Gentrification

KOMO News. August 9: Yesler Terrace residents and neighbors packed a city council meeting Wednesday night to express their concerns with the neighborhood redevelopment plan, which has caused so much controversy that one Seattle Housing Authority commissioner announced he was … Continue reading

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Portland: Had a Block Party for a New Social Center, 1 arrest

Portland Occupier. Aug 6: Block Party for New Community Center by Pete Shaw On May Day, local housing rights activists, including many Occupiers, helped Alicia Jackson take back her NE Portland home. Next door to Jackson’s house a duplex was … Continue reading

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Student Insurgent: A New Home Occupation in Portland by the Blazing Arrow

Student Insurgent Blog. Aug 5: Home Occupation in Portland by the Portland Liberatory Organizing Council (PLOC) Portland, OR — On Sunday, August 5th, residents of NE Portland held a block party in the historically black Woodlawn neighborhood, to celebrate the … Continue reading

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