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On the Edges of Gentrification, Planning a Different East Riverside Drive
City’s declared goals for the corridor and those of private developers do not necessarily coincide
"...city can do to stop rising rents and ultimately gentrification as affordable properties with working-class tenants are replaced by..."

Feb. 15, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

A Fresh Look at Gentrification in SXSW Feature Blindspotting
Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal on their comedy-tinged drama about modern America
"...It's about every raw nerve in America – guns, gentrification, racism, rehabilitation, self-identity, and cultural perception – and how..."

March 9, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

“Anti-Gentrification” Protesters Target Austin Creative Alliance
“Hoodz” vandalize Jim Hightower offices, next to ACA
"...part a meditation on the effects and meaning of “gentrification” in Austin Eastside neighborhoods. Verdijo said that he attempted..."

Feb. 8, 2019 News Post by Michael King

Documentary Uses Virtual Reality to Explore East Austin Gentrification
Technology and social justice come together in Latinitas' film
"...some of the neighborhood's youngest members. "This is about gentrification," Donnelly said. "I think the majority of the city..."

May 25, 2018 Screens Feature by Mae Hamilton

Jumpolin & Gentrification Backlash
Jumpolin owners fight back against landlord demolition
"...space during the period of this year's SXSW. (See "Gentrification Refugees," Feb. 27.)..."

March 13, 2015 News Feature by Tony Cantú

Gentrification Refugees
Jumpolin demo a long time coming, according to city records
"...has become a touchstone of community debate about the gentrification of the Eastside – what was once a Latino..."

Feb. 27, 2015 News Feature by Tony Cantú

Life After Gentrification
When you and your home both have to move
"...defenseless mobile homeowners can be to the wave of gentrification that has swelled with rising property values. Despite the..."

Jan. 5, 2018 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

Statesman Advertising Supplement Cheers Eastside Gentrification
Update: Statesman removes article, reiterates apology
"...going east of the highway prior to the mass gentrification of downtown was not advised. However, now that the..."

July 2, 2017 News Post by Kimberley Jones

Gentrification Must Stop!
"...land and total disrespect of our people must stop. Gentrification of this type smacks of racism!..."

Oct. 17, 2012 Postmarks

Gentrification Is Cultural Genocide
"...colorful culture, its traditions and family unity. To us, gentrification is cultural genocide!..."

May 28, 2012 Postmarks

Gentrification of SoCo

Jan. 9, 2004 Postmarks

Blindspotting
Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal astound in this perfect state of the union story
"...The line between improvement and gentrification is just one of the complicated and textured layers..."

July 27, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

"Juntos/Together" Ties Austin's Activist Past and Present
Shedding light on action & initiatives by local minority communities
"...members, and a changing Austin landscape in response to gentrification are familiar recent headlines. However, these issues have been..."

March 28, 2018 Arts Post by Acacia Coronado

Council Members Say “#FixtheCode”
Four CMs say CodeNEXT process must strongly address inequality
"...the next draft to fully address citywide inequality, affordability, gentrification, and displacement...."

Aug. 22, 2017 News Post by Michael King

Playing the Dozens in District 3
Media forum takes on affordability, rail, city farms
"...12 District 3 City Council candidates address Austin growth, gentrification, affordable housing, urban rail, and urban farms, in the..."

Sept. 16, 2014 News Post by Michael King

Then There's This: Montopolis Is Cool With Uncool
East Austin neighborhood aims to fend off gentrification
"...particular project is going to open the floodgates of gentrification in Montopolis," she said. "We've all seen that gentrification..."

March 28, 2014 News Column by Amy Smith

Shine
Salsa-dancing siblings fight over gentrification
"...to use salsa dancing to overcome the tide of gentrification...."

Oct. 5, 2018 Movie Review

Public Notice: “Uprooted”
New gentrification study asks city to "think big and act boldly"
"...they asked UT researchers to conduct "a study of gentrification, displacement and mapping of vulnerable neighborhoods" in the city...."

Sept. 21, 2018 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Playback: Ringo Deathstarr Awakens the Force
Ringo Deathstarr achieves a Pure Mood, Lench anthem decries Eastside gentrification, and a Pink Floyd scion takes root in Austin
"...(My Beautiful City)" offers a scathing, first-hand perspective of gentrification – related in the local vernacular:..."

Jan. 15, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Jordan French Out at Status Labs
CEO forced to resign over "inexcusable" demolition of Jumpolin
"...The staff of Status Labs, the "Online Reputation Management"..."

March 26, 2015 News Post by Michael King

Barbershop 2: Back in Business
The franchise is back in business, though this time the project has a more calculated feel.
"...gets bogged down in some pace-stopping scenes about community gentrification, some mildly confusing temporal transitions, and some exchanges that..."

Feb. 6, 2004 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

ZM3 Live Productions' Echo of a Refugee ... Me?
Zell Miller III's latest was a state of the city address that called out Austin for gentrification and policies harmful to its black citizens

Aug. 17, 2018 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Eastward Expansion
Surfing the wave of gentrification on the Eastside
"...For years, East Austin residents have decried gentrification. As Austin property values appreciate exponentially, developers have descended..."

April 10, 2015 News Feature by Tony Cantú

PODER vs. H-Zoning: Ready for Round Two?
Eastside gentrification task force recommends expanding, not abolishing, historic zoning.
"...go along with it -- are directly linked to gentrification. The City Council found Almanza's argument valid enough to..."

Nov. 1, 2002 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

Austin @ Large: To Preserve and Thrive
Alvarez and Thomas' Eastside plan needs fine-tuning, but it's about time
"...of Austin" issue, I riffed on Eastside revitalization, or gentrification, and whether we can create one without the other...."

Oct. 15, 2004 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

The ARA Faces the Music
For the Austin Revitalization Authority, Eastside renewal proves to be a long, slow dance
"...And then there's the age-old gentrification debate. It can be both good and bad, he..."

Aug. 29, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Defend Our Hoodz Gets Mixed Up With Arts District, Presidium, Chronicle
"...building was associated with "Defend Our Hoodz," a "revolutionary" anti-gentrification cadre, but DOH denies responsibility. Instead, on its Facebook..."

Feb. 15, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

Defend Our Hoodz Denies Responsibility for Vandalism at Austin Creative Alliance
Group “applauds the hood for defending itself from greedy sellouts”
"...building was associated with “Defend Our Hoodz,” a “revolutionary” anti-gentrification cadre, but DOH denies responsibility. Instead, on its Facebook..."

Feb. 12, 2019 News Post by Michael King

Your City Is About To Be Gentrifucked
The Latino Comedy Project returns with a fierce new skewering
"...And in that interim, there’s been a whole lot..."

May 31, 2017 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Are Dogs Gentrifying East Austin?
Eric Tang’s latest addendum addresses displacement, and dogs, in Eastside tract
"...Analysis issued a report on the effects of Eastside gentrification on longtime residents who have remained in their homes..."

June 1, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

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