Tuesday, December 8, 2009

NY Times article about CUNY/Gotham Center presentation

The following article about a panel discussion that LESHP was involved with, written by Sarah Maslin Nir, appeared in the 12/07/09 City Room section of the NY Times.

"The Lower East Side has gentrified so exponentially that generations of inhabitants are being priced out, their homes razed or renovated, and replaced with luxury apartments. While this account of the neighborhood’s transformation — offered by a panel of historians and scholars on Wednesday evening — was hardly new, the discussion was notable for the range of its panelists."

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