GENTRIFICATION PAPER #4

Trump Won the White House -- let’s Keep Him Out of the Bedford Union Amory

BFC Partners claim that the Bedford Union Armory will benefit the Black and Jewish communities of Crown Heights, while principal Joseph Ferrara is proud supporter of Donald Trump -- the presidential candidate endorsed by the Klu Klux Klan. 

 

GENTRIFICATION PAPER #1

When Public Land and Private Profit Clash: Examining Don Capoccia’s “New” Brooklyn

Don Capoccia is the original Brooklyn gentrifier. His luxury developments in Williamsburg and Downtown Brooklyn provide a good example for why the city should not give any public land owned by the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) to for-profit developers like Capoccia, who have proven to put their bottom-line over the good of the community.