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Boom. 2014; 4437–45 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.4.37
Published: 01 December 2014
...Brock Winstead This article recounts the history of the author's house and surrounding area in the Golden Gate neighborhood of Oakland, California, from the pre-colonial era to the present. The article emphasizes the repeated instances of displacement of one class of residents by another...
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Boom. 2016; 6416–27 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.4.16
Published: 01 December 2016
...Lori A. Flores The late 20 th and 21 st century tech boom-related gentrification of San Francisco has rapidly and violently displaced longtime city residents, particularly in the predominantly Latino neighborhood of the Mission District. While some may characterize this gentrification as more...
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Boom. 2014; 4268–75 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.2.68
Published: 01 June 2014
... disproportionately displace different communities; and Creative Commons-license map tilesets, including the whimsical “Watercolor,” let people create their own map styles and imagine different ways of seeing the city. © 2014 by the Regents of the University of California 2014 Stamen Design mapping...
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Boom. 2014; 4224–42 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.2.24
Published: 01 June 2014
... originated in San Francisco connotes, still out here, struggling to survive and thrive. © 2014 by the Regents of the University of California 2014 Rian Dundon Gentrification Displacement Bay Area Photo essay San Francisco Morning commuters from Sacramento watch the sunrise over the San...
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Boom. 2014; 4243–54 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.2.43
Published: 01 June 2014
... Hypergentrification Urbanism Ethical Urbanism Displacement rachel brahinsky The Death of the City? Reports of San Francisco s demise have been greatly exaggerated Y ou may have heard that the wave of gentrification that s crashing through SanFrancisco these days has brought the end of San Francisco You may...
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Boom. 2016; 6480–91 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.4.80
Published: 01 December 2016
... against the grain by avoid- ing impenetrable prose so as to be accessible to broader publics. We can make ourselves available to the poor, the displaced and disgraced, as companheiros and compan- heiras. We can exchange gifts based on our labors, use royalties or awards, to support radical actions. We can...
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Boom. 2016; 6368–79 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.68
Published: 01 September 2016
... created more human jetsam whiplashed between foreclosures and gentrification. Displaced people washed ashore at the Bulb (at least one literally arriving by boat) and shared the space with brico- leurs squeezed out of their old artistic stomping grounds. Along this evolving waterfront, the Eastshore State...
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Boom. 2016; 63120–128 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.120
Published: 01 September 2016
... approach in the Renaissance period with its developing studia humanitatis, focused on history, Greek, and moral philosophy (ethics). This shift developed the idea that knowledge is culturally conditioned and increasingly that monocular perspectives on the world need to be displaced by multiperspectival...
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Boom. 2016; 6325–31 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.25
Published: 01 September 2016
... wall was more violently broken. One segment, which was to be performed in Hollenbeck Park in Boyle Heights, a historic immigrant community in Los Angeles currently under severe threat of gentrification and displacement, was regularly overtaken by shouting protestors demanding that these operatic out...
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Boom. 2016; 6358–67 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.58
Published: 01 September 2016
... center expresses the desire for urban space and crowds without allowing democratic variety or equal access. It s fool s gold, and gentrification has taken the place of urban renewal in displacing the poor. Take Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris s pioneering study of the privat- ization of space on the top of...
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Boom. 2016; 6350–57 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.50
Published: 01 September 2016
... displacement across the Bay Area, Bearden s vision belongs in City Hall as a backdrop for government action. Bearden created Berkeley not in a perfect period of unity and equality between blacks and whites in the city, but in a fractious and fleeting moment. In addition to the dra- matic decline in the...
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Boom. 2016; 621–3 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.2.1
Published: 01 June 2016
... first performance group in the nation made up of pri- marily homeless people. Over the course of more than thirty years, the LAPD has used theater and the arts to draw attention to a constellation of challenges that vex Skid Row and its thousands of inhabitants: displacement and gentrification, drug...
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Boom. 2016; 6145–50 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.45
Published: 01 March 2016
... evident when we stop to consider them. From traffic congestion and sprawl to envi- ronmental degradation and displacement, the list is long. And yet, it s precisely this influence that makes freeways worth looking at and thinking about more critically. While many now hope for removals and the gradual...
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Boom. 2016; 6151–57 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.51
Published: 01 March 2016
... Appreciative Essay, the 1981 book that began as an undergraduate thesis, David Brodsly estimated that about 250,000 people had been displaced by the free- way system in Southern California. Writing in the Los Angeles Times recently, architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne estimated that Caltrans owns about...
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Boom. 2016; 6165–69 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.65
Published: 01 March 2016
... apartment building in the Divisadero neighborhood of San Francisco put their property up for sale in 2012 a move that would displace the group of artists who lived there residents mobilized to buy the building themselves. They formed a community- development nonprofit group, Neighbors Developing Divisa...
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Boom. 2016; 6134–44 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.34
Published: 01 March 2016
... shared collective space of the city, that s an incred- ible opportunity. Cuff: We have not had good large-scale infrastructure inter- ventions in LA. Think of the freeways displacing neighbor- hoods or Chavez Ravine and Dodger Stadium. People are right to be wary. But the river s fifty-one miles are on a...
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Boom. 2015; 5490–93 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.4.90
Published: 01 December 2015
... but an e¤ort among Vietnamese Catholics to heal the wounds of war and displacement. The Vietnamese Our Lady of La Vang represents reconnection among Viet- namese Catholics in the diaspora and the homeland after decades of separation. B Notes 1 Min Zhou and Carl I. Bankston, Growing Up American (New...
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Boom. 2015; 5414–19 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.4.14
Published: 01 December 2015
... colonization, social strife, diaspora, often after people had been displaced from a native home. Think of the Israelites in the desert. The religions sought to provide answers, solace in a troubled world, not unlike the Bole Maru. Like the Bole Maru, they worked to forge unity and revitalize an older culture...
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Boom. 2015; 52100–111 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.2.100
Published: 01 June 2015
... didn t quite expect. Instead of an American West of a rock-solid nature beyond the control of humans, something she could rely upon as an objective correlative to the altered landscapes elsewhere in the world, Jongerius came away unsettled, displaced by a land of fiction sur- rounded by flickering...
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Boom. 2015; 5114–19 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.1.14
Published: 01 March 2015
... urban neighborhoods in Los Angeles. Spending time in Koreatown, that displaced chunk of a long-ago Seoul, and then visiting Seoul today, gives me a thrilling sense of what Los Angeles could become if it unreservedly embraced its future as a city where density, connectedness, dynamism, and a rich...