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Elizabeth Kissam

ELIZABETH KISSAM is a freelance writer working on a history of a city block in Fort Greene, Brooklyn.

In the Shadow of Gentrification

A discussion of gentrification is raw. It strikes an intimate chord, slicing into long-term community ties and financial pressures around where to live. It also has a slippery quality. Scholars disagree on a definition.


The Brooklyn Rail

JUL-AUG 2020

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