Tag: gentrification


Podcast: Saving Pearl River Mart, A Personal History of NYC’s Legendary Chinese Department Store

Producer Michelle Chen tells the surprising story behind her family’s famous store.


Slide Show: In Gentrified Williamsburg, Latino Community Fights to Maintain its Identity

The organization Los Sures is helping local residents deal with gentrification and preserve the area’s Hispanic heritage.

With a Shrinking Immigrant Population, Manhattan’s Chinatown Ponders Future

Manhattan’s Chinatown lost population over the past decade. New Census figures showing the decline have added to an intense debate about the future of the historic neighborhood.