Popular communities dealing with Gentifrication

16 08 2008

Estimated median household income in 2005: $52,000 (it was $42,981 in 2000)

Washington Heights $52,000
New York: $49,480

Estimated median house/condo value in 2005: $213,300 (it was $105,500 in 2000)

Washington Heights $213,300
New York: $258,900
these are older statistics of gentry communities..latest economic poles show a rise in income being driven away from these communities.
small businesses are closing being bought by big corporate industry.
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Precedent #1

22 06 2008

Spike Lee’s “Do the Right Thing”!

Racial charged Bed-Stuy Brooklyn, implications of gentification fuel a already explosive situation.





Notation

20 06 2008

Thesis Subject: Gentrification and the Cultural Identity of urban communities
Realm on Topic: Animation & Live Video
Story Premise: Main character (unknown character type) gives their interpretation of how gentrification affected hip-hop roots!