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Street Market


Street Market

Articles from Xavi


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Humboldt Park & Gentrification

author: Xavi : Chicago, IL
Monday, July 2nd, 2007


 

Humboldt Park & Gentrification

author: Xavi : Chicago, IL


The displacement of Puerto Ricans from , as in many other Latina/o and black communities is called gentrification, which can be defined as “the buying and renovation of houses and stores in deteriorated urban neighborhoods by upper- or middle-income families or individuals, thus improving property values but often displacing low-income families and small businesses (dictionary.com)." Throughout our history in Chicago, Puerto Ricans, like other communities of color, have been systematically from many residential areas. For the past 50 years, Humboldt Park, especially along , has served as the epicenter of cultural production and affirmation. With...


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Metra Bridge


55th and lake park

Metra Bridge

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Everything Old Is New Again


If I post another photograph taken down the same walk way will I be banned from CityNoise? I hope not -- but lets try again: feeding the ducks seaguls on view playing in the water fountain walking, hunched, sadly. between the blue of sea...

Everything Old Is New Again

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One Afternoon on 80


visit northern california. we have a few open spots on the road for you.

One Afternoon on 80