• Free Course: “The Commons, The Public Domain, and the Sacred” • Materials for Tuesday, August 13th

    by  • August 12, 2013 • Right to the City / Free School • 0 Comments

    Here is some material on gentrification in Vancouver BC, David Ley has done a lot of research on this, unfortunately I can’t access the article I wanted to share. ~Losier

    •Here is a substitute: http://www.artlurker.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/artists_aestheticisation_and_the.pdf

    •Quickies: A summary of Ley’s thoughts – Particular attention to section on ‘some areas resist’ on Downtown East Side (DTES): http://belongingcommunity.wordpress.com/2009/10/23/are-there-limits-to-gentrification-evidence-from-vancouver/

    •A primer on Vancouver, BC gentrification: http://rabble.ca/news/2012/02/moving-gentrification-vancouvers-downtown-eastside

    ••Bonus extra credit: Hart’s article on the condo revolt from last Friday: http://rebelmetropolis.org/rebels-resisters-and-the-condominium-revolt/

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