Monday, March 31, 2014

Quote of the Day

A vacant lot along Delancey Street, circa 1980. Credit Brian Rose and Edward Fausty        

"The story of gentrification at the hands of the private market is the story we all discuss, but the truth is that the govt has primed and directed all of this through zoning, eminent domain, subsidy and developer selection, etc."

New York Times reader response to the March 21, 2014 article: They Kept a Lower East Side Lot Vacant for Decades