Friday, December 16, 2005

The ugly face of gentrification

I don't know this place, but it sounds cool. Ms. Moss sounds like a bitch. And the landlord a greedy bastard.

"Myla Moss, an advisory neighborhood commissioner whose district includes the 600 block of T Street, said she would prefer to see an art gallery or a child-care center take over the property. The cafe, she said, seemed geared more toward students of Howard University than the neighborhood's residents.'They were not very well organized,' she said. 'They seemed a bit bohemian. There was never any mission or structure there.'" In Shaw, Fighting Eviction, Change

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